Plymouth citizens have a right to be involved in local decision-making. Decisions about the city and local issues are made which are open to the public. You can get involved in decision making by –
- contacting local Councillors
- attending meetings
- voting in elections
Find out the most recent decisions taken, meetings arranged and documents published in our searchable What’s New section.
If you are looking for a particular issue or matter please use the Search facility.
You can keep informed by reading the agendas and minutes of all meetings of the Council or by attending those meetings in person.
Access to Meetings
Find out how you can engage in the political process by attending meetings, watch them live online or ask a question.
The decisions of the Cabinet and Cabinet Members are recorded. This identifies decisions taken, the reason for the decision, any alternatives considered and rejected, the consultation undertaken, and the implementation date for the decision.
The Council produces a Forward Plan that is published monthly and sets out the key decisions that will be made in the next four months.
The Overview and Scrutiny Commission produces a Work Programme that sets out the scrutiny reviews and work undertaken by the Scrutiny Commission and the six Overview and Scrutiny Panels.
This section contains information on your local councillors including committee and other public appointments
This section contains information on the Council’s decision-making and consultative bodies. Just select the name of the Committee to view its information
Our Calendar shows upcoming meetings with links to agenda, reports and minutes for each meeting.
Some of the reports held within this system are in Adobe PDF format and will require Adobe Acrobat Reader
If you do not have a copy of Acrobat Reader you can download this from our Viewers page (linked from the menu to the left).