Protocol on Recording of Meetings of Kettering Borough Council


At Council meetings, members will have name plates that clearly show their name and indicate which political party they are a member of (if applicable). Officers will have a plate that identifies their job title only.

It is normal in Executive Committee meetings that the following procedure is followed;

  • Report author/responsible officer to present the report
  • Contributions from partner agencies or stakeholders
  • Right to Speak (members and public)
  • Technical questions answered by officers
  • Portfolio Holder introduces the debate (and deals with questions of a political nature)
  • After the debate has finished, the chair to conclude and seek a formal decision