Committee details

Shared Revenues and Benefits Joint Committee

Purpose of committee

JOINT COMMITTEE TERMS OF REFERENCE

 

  1. To approve and monitor the Shared Revenues and Benefits Service Delivery Plan for each Financial Year.
  2. To approve the annual budget for the Joint Committee and the Shared Revenues and Benefits.
  3. To approve the annual report of the Joint Committee and the Shared Revenues and Benefits.
  4. To monitor expenditure and income of the Joint Committee and Shared Revenues and Benefits Service against the agreed annual budget.
  5. To set progress and performance targets for the functions delegated to the shared service, approve the delivery plan for the performance of such functions and monitor and review the performance of such functions against such targets and delivery plan.
  6. To approve changes to staffing structures and any associated management of change procedures including redundancies.
  7. To recommend to the two Councils any amendment of the terms of reference of the Committee or Constitution.
  8. To appoint one or more sub-committees of the Committee (in accordance with Regulation 11(4) of the 2000 Regulations*) as it may consider to be required and to delegate specific functions to such sub-committees. Any sub-committee shall comprise a majority of Joint Committee Members (one of whom shall chair the subcommittee) but may include non-Joint Committee Members or officers of the Committee or of the Shared Revenues and Benefits Service and the Committee shall determine terms of reference of each sub-committee, the term of office of each sub-committee member and the quorum for meetings of each sub-committee and the financial limits within which it shall operate.
  9. To delegate specific functions to officers of the Committee or of the Shared Revenues and Benefits Service in accordance with the provisions of section 101 of the Local Government Act 1972 and Regulation 11(4) of the 2000 Regulations*.

* “The 2000 Regulations” means the Local Authorities (Arrangements for the Discharge of Functions) (England) Regulations 2000 as amended by the Local Authorities (Arrangements for the Discharge of Functions) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2001

 

Membership

Contact information

Support officer: Graham Watts, Democratic Team Leader and Elections Manager. (01522 873439)