The function of the Democratic Services Committee is to carry out the local
authority’s function of designating the Head of Democratic Services (HDS); to
keep under review the provision of staff, accommodation and other resources
made available to the HDS, in order to ensure that it is adequate for the
responsibilities of the post; to make reports, at least annually, to the full
council in relation to these matters; to consider, and make recommendations to
the Council, concerning the timing of meetings; and to oversee the training and
development of Members.
Support officer: Nia Jones.