Committee details


Purpose of committee

The full council is made up of all 43 North Lincolnshire councillors. They meet as a full council about four or five times a year (or as required).  In line with the Constitution, the full council:

  • Sets the council’s overall policies and budgets. This includes setting council tax levels each year.
  • Approves the Code of Conduct for councillors and officers.
  • Adopts and agrees changes to the Constitution.
  • Takes decisions which the leader and cabinet, committees and panels do not have powers to make.
  • Agrees to a series of strategies and plans.
  • Encourages community engagement.

The council receives reports on other issues and the minutes of the council’s committees and panels.

Council meetings are normally held at Church Square House, 30 – 40 High Street Scunthorpe. They are open to the public.  (Places may be limited due to current Covid19 safety restrictions).

Dates of full council meetings are listed below. These are for the period 11 October 2021 to 18 May 2022.

Monday 11 October 2021 - 2pm
Tuesday 14 December 2021 - 2pm
Thursday 24 February 2022 - 2pm
Wednesday 18 May 2022 (Annual Meeting) 10.30am (Mayoral), 2pm (Business)

There is an opportunity for members of the public and representatives of town and parish councils to ask questions of the leader at council meetings. Notice is required.

For more information please contact Richard Mell, Service Manager : Democracy by email at



Contact information

Support officer: Richard Mell.

Phone: 01724 296230