Annual Meeting, Council
Wednesday, 24th May, 2023 12.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Centre, Oldham, West Street, Oldham, OL1 1NL

Contact: Liz Drogan 

No. Item


To receive apologies for absence


To elect the Mayor for the 2023/24 Municipal Year


To Appoint the Deputy Mayor for the 2023/24 Municipal Year


To order that the Minutes of the meetings of the Council held on 15th March 2023 and 20th March 2023 be signed as a correct record pdf icon PDF 646 KB

Additional documents:


To receive declarations of interest in any matter to be determined at the meeting

Members and officers to declare any interest which they may have in any of the items on the Summons for this meeting.


To deal with matters which the Mayor considers to be urgent business


To receive communications relating to the business of the Council


To note the report of the Returning Officer containing the results of the Local Elections which took place on 4th May 2023 pdf icon PDF 152 KB

To receive a report from the Returning Officer as to the persons elected to the office of Councillor on 4th May 2023.


Appointment of Leader of the Council pdf icon PDF 145 KB


Appointment of the Deputy Leader, Cabinet Members and Deputy Cabinet Members and allocation of portfolios and delegation of Executive functions pdf icon PDF 148 KB

To receive a report from the Leader of the Council on -


(i) the number of councillors appointed to the Cabinet;

(ii) appointments made to the Cabinet;

(iii) the appointment of the Deputy Leader)

(iv) the allocation of responsibilities (portfolios). 

(v)  the appointment of Deputy Cabinet Members


Additional documents:


Main Opposition Nominations to the Shadow Cabinet 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 163 KB


Appointment to Committees and Composition of Political Groups 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 213 KB

To appoint to committees of the Council in accordance with the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 and give consideration to some committees not allocated strictly in accordance with proportionality under the Act 



Additional documents:


Appointment to Outside Bodies 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 30 KB

To appoint Councillors to serve on Outside Bodies:

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Council Meetings and Municipal Calendar 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 132 KB

a)    To confirm the meetings of Full Council will be held on the undermentioned dates during the 2023/24 Municipal Year, commencing at 6.00pm unless otherwise shown:

Wed 12th July 2023

Wed 6th September 2023

Wed 1st November 2023

Wed 13th December 2023

Wed 28th February 2024 (Budget)

Wed 13th March 2024

b)    To approve the calendar of meetings for the 2023/224Municipal Year.


Additional documents:


Council Constitution pdf icon PDF 980 KB

To approve the Constitution and Scheme of Delegation. 


Notice of Administration Business

(time limit 30 minutes)


None received


Notice of Opposition Business

(time limit 30 minutes)


None received