Committees & Meetings


This is the active committee list. You can also view the Historical Committees.

Appointment Panel

To interview short-listed candidates and make appointments to posts at Head of Service level and above.

Audit Committee

To carry out the audit function in reviewing the Council's activities and functions and to oversee the Council’s relationship with Audit Scotland & the Accounts Commission.

General Purposes Board

To discharge the statutory responsibilities of the Council as the licensing authority under statute, and as the authority responsible for registration.

Grants Sub Committee

To consider applications received for funding and to award grants to voluntary organisations from the Grants to Voluntary Organisations budget.

Inverclyde Council

Retains key responsibility for Council budget, corporate management structure, political decision-making processes and specific statutory functions.

Inverclyde Integration Joint Board

The Integration Joint Board is responsible for the planning and operational management of Health and Social Care services within Inverclyde.

Local Review Body

To (i) review applications for planning permission or for consent, agreement or approval which have been refused, granted subject to conditions or have not been determined within the prescribed period and (ii) to carry out all other functions as described in the aforesaid legislation.

Petitions Committee

The Petitions Committee affords Inverclyde’s citizens, local businesses and organisations an opportunity to become involved, raise matters of concern direct and participate in informed debates via this direct route of engagement in the policy development process of the Council.

Planning Board

To discharge all the development control and building standards functions of the Council as Planning Authority, Buildings Authority under the Buildings (Scotland) Acts 1959 and 1970 and as Verifier and Enforcer under the Building (Scotland) Act 2003.

Policy and Resources Exec Sub-Committee

To exercise all of the functions delegated to the Policy and Resources Committee or the Strategic Committees in any circumstances of urgency or where a decision is required out-with the ordinary cycle of meetings.

Shared Services Joint Committee

The Shared Services Joint Committee will oversee the operation of, and provide democratic accountability for, shared local authority services on an equitable basis for East Dunbartonshire, Inverclyde and West Dunbartonshire Councils.