Have your say at committee meetings

Presenting a deputation

Deputations can be made which relate to a matter concerning a Council service which is due to be discussed at a committee meeting. Dates of upcoming meetings can be found on the meeting calendar.

How many people need to sign the deputation?
At least 10 Sutton residents need to sign the deputation.

Who do I need to contact about presenting a deputation and by when?
Requests to present a deputation should be made in writing to the Chief Executive no later than 10.00am on the day of the meeting, or on the previous day if the committee meets in the morning. 

Will I have the opportunity to speak at the meeting?
The Mayor or the Chair of the meeting will decide whether a representative of a deputation can address the meeting. 

Which meetings can consider deputations?
Deputations can be considered by full Council, the five standing committees responsible for Council services, the Scrutiny Committee and Local Committees. There are different arrangements for the Planning Committee and the Licensing Committee. 

For further information please contact committeeservices@sutton.gov.uk 020 8770 4990 for advice.