Our use of cookies We use necessary cookies to make our site work. Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, website analytics and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone. For more information on how these cookies work, please see our privacy policy.

To agree to our use of cookies, click the 'Accept' button.
Accept
 

Staffordshire will move to very high COVID alert level on 2 December

The role of the council

The full council is made up of 62 elected councillors or members. 

Full council meetings are held at least six times a year and the public are usually able to attend.

The current chairman of the county council is Michael Greatorex.

What are the responsibilities?

The full council is responsible for agreeing the council's budget and setting council tax. It also agrees the major policies that set out our overall approach to service delivery.

Legislation prescribes that the full council must agree the following plans as part of the overall policy framework:

  • Annual library plan
     
  • Children and young people's plan
     
  • Strategic plan
     
  • Sustainable community strategy
     
  • Crime and disorder reduction strategies
     
  • Development plan documents contained in the minerals and waste development framework
     
  • Local transport plan
     
  • Youth justice plan

The council may, from time to time, decide to add other plans and strategies to this list.

There are no results that match your search criteria


Latest council news

Residents in Moorlands Covid-19 Hotspots Urged to Get Tested

Residents in parts of the Staffordshire Moorlands are being urged to book a test for Covid-19.
Date:
25 November 2020

Campaign to highlight contribution of council staff

A national campaign running this week will shine a spotlight on the work council staff do every day to make a difference to the lives of Staffordshire people.
Date:
09 November 2020

Council services continue during lockdown

Staffordshire County Council will continue helping people by providing as many of its services as possible during lockdown.
Date:
05 November 2020

Statement from the Leader of Staffordshire County Council on Second Lockdown

Staffordshire County Council's leader Alan White reacts to the news of a second "lockdown" due to rising Covid-19 infections.
Date:
02 November 2020

Visit the Staffordshire Newsroom