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Local Government (Wales) Measure 2011

Section 12 - Membership

29.Sets out the membership of the democratic services committee. Membership of the committee is limited to councillors (no co-opted members), only one member of the council’s executive may be a member, and the leader of the council executive may not be a committee member. The chair may not be a member of the executive group (save in authorities where all political groups were represented on the authority’s executive in which case the chair may not be a member of the executive). The committee membership must reflect the political balance on the full council in line with section 15 of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989.

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