The Democratic Services Team provides administrative and professional support for council decision-making, including servicing Council and its committees, advising on decision-making routes and publication of decisions and minutes.
The team produce a handy booklet "It's Your Council!" which explains how residents can get involved with Council decision making. (Copies should also be available at your local library and at the Civic Centre)
The team is located within the Legal Services Division and is the main source of advice for officers and Councillors on constitutional matters. The Democratic Services Team is also responsible for a variety of other areas relating to member support and decision-making including representation on outside bodies and member's interests.
Access to the agendas and minutes produced by the Democratic Services Team can be found at the link below.