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Short Life Working Group on Standing Orders

a) to instruct a review of Standing Orders by creating a Short Term Elected Members’ Working Group consisting of 2 Elected Members from each of the 3 political parties which will meet as and when determined by its members and once the review is complete, report back to the Council on its findings; (b) to appoint Councillors Wallace, Parry, Smaill, Hardie, Milligan and Muirhead to serve on the Working Group; (c) to note the Working Group will be assisted by officers identified by the Acting Director, Resources to include the Monitoring Officer and Democratic Services Team Leader; (d) that after a review of the senior management structure of the Council takes place, a review of the Scheme of Delegation will be undertaken with the Chief Executive thereafter bringing forward a revised Scheme of Delegation for consideration; (e) that after a review of the composition of the Council, its Committees, Sub-Committees etc takes place, a review of the Scheme of Administration is undertaken; (f) to request the Director, Resources to report back to Council before the end of 2019 with an updated Scheme of Administration incorporating changes made by the Council since the last update in 2017, shown as tracked changes for ease of reference.
30 September 2019 - onwards
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Meetings

Meeting DateStart TimeEnd TimeVenueStatusCalendar
30 September 201914:0015:30Committee RoomOccurred
20 January 202014:0016:00Committee RoomOccurred
10 March 202014:0015:30Midlothian House Meeting Room 5 Second FloorOccurred
26 August 202014:0015:30Virtual Meeting via MS TeamsOccurred
29 September 202011:0012:30Virtual MeetingOccurred
02 November 202014:3015:30Virtual Meeting on MS TeamsOccurred
21 December 202014:3016:00Virtual MeetingOccurred
13 April 202113:15TBCVirtual MeetingOccurred

Members

PartyNameRoleMembership Dates
Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
Councillor Andrew Hardie Member 30/09/2019 - current
Scottish Labour Party
Councillor Derek Milligan Member 30/09/2019 - current
Scottish Labour Party
Councillor Jim Muirhead Member 30/09/2019 - current
SNP
Councillor Kelly Parry Member 30/09/2019 - current
Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
Councillor Peter Smaill Member 30/09/2019 - current
SNP
Councillor Joe Wallace Member 30/09/2019 - current

Officers

Officer NameOfficer RoleOfficer Membership Dates
Vacancy  
Vacancy  
Vacancy  
Vacancy  

Substitutes

No Substitute information needs to be specified as the Substitution type is all. Any elected member may substitute.
Mike Broadway
mike.broadway@midlothian.gov.uk
0131 271 3160

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