At many Council committee meetings there is the facility to ask a question about issues that are within the powers and duties of that committee
(subject to certain restrictions on the questions that can be asked).
You can either submit your question in writing at the meeting or you can use this online form to submit your question in advance.
Questions asked using this online form need to be submitted by no later than 3.00pm on the day of the meeting for the Council Meeting and the Cabinet, and 5:30pm on the day of the meeting for all other committees.
The Council Meeting, Cabinet, Area Committees and Ordinary Committees
- Council Meeting
All Councillors attend this meeting and it takes
the major decisions on the Council's budget, key policies and procedures.
Most of the important decisions that affect the whole
of Stockport are made by the Cabinet. It is responsible for implementing the policies
of the Council.
- Area Committees
Every community in Stockport is covered by one
of the Council's 7 area committees. They are the best way for people to get involved
in local issues. They also have some planning powers and budgets to do road repairs
and traffic management schemes.
- Ordinary Committees
These include Planning & Highways Committee,
the Licensing, Environment & Safety Committee, Appointments Committee and the
Appeals Committee and deal with 'regulatory' matters. There are restrictions on
the questions that can be asked of at these meetings. There is also a Standards
Committee that monitors the conduct of Councillors.
Code of practice
Please read the question time Code of Practice before submitting your question:
Click here to view the Code of Practice
Please Note: your completed question, including your correspondence
address, may be shared with other Council departments to ensure you receive a complete
response to your question.
Please tick the box to indicate that you have read and understood the Code of Practice for asking questions at the Area Committee Meeting and that you consent to your details being shared within the Council.
Your Contact Details
(If your PostCode / Address is outside Stockport area or is shown incorrectly please enter manually.)