Annual Meeting, Council - Wednesday, 22nd May, 2024 12.00 pm

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

Contact: Peter Thompson 


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To receive apologies for absence


To elect the Mayor for the 2024/25 Municipal Year


To appoint the Deputy Mayor for 2024/25


To order that the Minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 13th March 2024 be signed as a correct record pdf icon PDF 774 KB


To receive declarations of interest in any matter to be determined at the 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 2nd May 2024 pdf icon PDF 141 KB

To receive a report of the returning Officer as to the persons elected to the office of Councillor on 2nd May 2024.


Leader of the Council pdf icon PDF 134 KB

To note the appointment agreed by Council on 24th May 2023.

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Appointment of the Deputy Leader, Cabinet Members and Deputy Cabinet Members and allocation of portfolios and delegation of Executive functions

To receive a report detailing:-

a.    The number of Councillors to be appointed to the Cabinet.

b.    Appointments made to the Cabinet.

c.    The appointment of the Deputy Leader.

d.    The allocation of responsibilities (portfolios).

e.    The appointment of Deputy Cabinet Members.

Report to follow


Main Opposition Nominations to the Shadow Cabinet 2024/25

Report to follow


Appointment to Committees and Compositions of Political Groups pdf icon PDF 317 KB

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

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Appointment to Outside Bodies 2024/25 pdf icon PDF 31 KB

To appoint Councillors to serve on Outside Bodies.

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Council Meetings and Municipal Calendar 2024/25 pdf icon PDF 131 KB

a.    To confirm the meetings of Full Council will be held on the undermentioned dates during 2024/25, commencing at 6.00pm, unless otherwise shown:

Wednesday, 10th July 2024

Wednesday, 11th September 2024

Wednesday, 6th November 2024

Wednesday, 18th December 2024

Thursday, 6th March 2025 (Budget)

Wednesday, 19th March 2025

b.    To approve the calendar of meetings for the 2024/25 Municipal Year.

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Council Constitution pdf icon PDF 142 KB

To approve amendments to the Constitution.

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Notice of Administration Business

None received


Notice of Opposition Business

None received