County Council is made up of 81 democratically elected Councillors (also referred to as Members) who represent
the people of Surrey. The County Council meets approximately every
six weeks on a Tuesday. The meetings are open to the public,
although the public are not able to participate in the
The Council sets the framework within which the Cabinet operates
through the corporate plan, budget and major policy plans. It
elects the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Council annually and
appoints the committees of the Council. It also elects the Leader
of the Council for a four year period and may remove him/her from
information can be found in the Constitution:
Chair of the Council
The Chair of the Council presides over meetings of the County Council and acts
as the principal spokesman for the Council on civic and ceremonial
occasions. The Chair also fulfils a range of ceremonial and public
functions as the civic leader of the Council. The Chair always acts
on behalf of the whole Council.
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