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Committees & Working Parties

Skegness Town Council comprises twenty-one elected Councillors representing the wards of St Clements, Seacroft, Scarborough, Brunswick and Winthorpe. All Councillors are elected every four years and five representatives are elected from each of the four wards of St Clements, Seacroft, Scarborough and Winthorpe, and one from the Brunswick ward.

The business of the Town Council is carried out in Committees and these are reviewed annually in May. Major decisions are always taken by Full Council.


Business & Resources Committee

The Business and Resources Committee deals with operational matters. It monitors the performance of the Council in delivering services and meeting obligations. It also reviews financial reports and risk management.

View the agendas and minutes here.


Direction and Strategy Committee

The Direction and Strategy Committee reviews the long term plans of the Council making recommendations to Council on the vision and objectives. It also considers the development and adoption of new services and facilities.

View the agendas and minutes here


Planning and Planning Policy Committee

This Committee has delegated powers to comment on planning applications on behalf of the Council in its role as a consultee. The Committee meets every three weeks to enable the Council to meet deadlines for dealing with planning applications.

Skegness is a busy town and this Committee deals with more than two hundred planning applications every year.

View the agendas and minutes here


HR and Appointments Committee

The HR and Appointments Committee review the terms and conditions of service of employees including pay and leave, they undertake interviews and recruitment exercises and make recommendations to Council on appointments and staffing matters.


Appeals Committee

The Appeals Committee review and consider all evidence placed before the Committee in relation to an appeal against a decision regarding a member of staff and to ensure that Council HR policies and procedures are followed in relation to the appeal.


Standing Orders provide a framework for all decision making in Council meetings.