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There are four ordinary meetings a year of the
Full Council of 47 Members plus a number of Special Council
meetings. These are the Annual Council
meeting in May which appoints the Mayor, the Executive Leader of
the Council and makes all other appointments to the Cabinet and the
Committees of the Council. The Policy
Council meeting takes place in November and agree the
Council’s Corporate Strategy for the forthcoming
year. The Finance Council at the end of
February/early March and agrees the Council’s budget and sets
the level of Council Tax for the forthcoming year.
Chorley Council has 42 councillors, elected
into power for four years (known as a 'term') to represent a
particular area of the borough. The different areas are known as
'wards' and the space for the councillor is known as a 'seat' on
the Council. You can find your local councillor and contacts for
here. The current composition of the Council is Labour
(31), Conservative (10) and Independent (1).
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