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The Democratic Services Section is responsible for the administration and servicing of the council's decision making bodies together with other internal and external bodies.

These bodies include the Cabinet and Cabinet Panels, the Scrutiny Board, Scrutiny Panels and Scrutiny Review Groups and regulatory bodies, such as the Planning Committee, Appeal Panels and School Admission Appeal Panels.

The principal duties of the Section are:

  • providing advice and assistance for Council Officers on all aspects of the decision-making process including advice on the Constitution
  • ensuring that Council meetings and all decision making bodies comply with legal requirements including access to information by the press and public
  • maintaining the Council's Committee Management Information System(CMIS) by which the Council's decisions are published on the internet
  • the co-ordination and publication of the Council's Forward Plan, which details key decisions to be taken by Cabinet Members
  • monitoring and reviewing on behalf of the Monitoring Officer, the operation of the Constitution
  • providing support and a range of administrative tasks and assistance to the City Council's 60 elected Councillors via the Members' Support Office

How to contact Democratic Services

Write to:

Democratic Services
Delivery Directorate
Governance Services
City of Wolverhampton Council
Civic Centre
St Peter's Square