Committee details

General Purposes Committee

Purpose of committee

The General Purposes Committee has 12 members and is one of the Council’s Regulatory Committees, which are bodies which have decision making powers.  Membership of the General Purposes Committee is decided at Annual Council.

The General Purposes Committee is authorised to carry out any non-executive powers other than those reserved to full Council or powers specifically delegated to another Committee.

Functions of this Committee include:

·        Health and Safety at Work

·        Elections

·        Personnel (other than those delegated to Staffing Panel)

·        General Byelaws

·        Public Footpaths, Bridleways and Highways

·        Commons


Contact information

Support officer: Democratic Services. Tel: 01362 656870

Postal address:
Democratic Service
Elizabeth House
Walpole Loke
NR19 1EE

Phone: 01362 656381

Fax: 01362 656287