Corporate and governance

Lisa Dixon,  Director of Democratic and Legal Services.

Summary of workscope

Providing the Deputy Monitoring Officer role for the council, including:

  • reviewing and advising on reports to council, Cabinet and committees
  • providing legal advice to the council, committees and the council’s senior management team on all aspects of the council’s work
  • monitoring the governance arrangements of the council’s partnerships and providing guidance to the council in relation to those partnerships
  • guidance on member conduct, standards committee work and investigations
  • the authorisation of surveillance pursuant to the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act