The Full Council is the ultimate decision-making body of the council. All councillors attend Full Council meetings.
The Cabinet carries out all the council's functions which are not reserved to Full Council or the responsibility of any other part of the council.
This committee receives reports and approves key decisions of HTS Group.
This committee has no decision-making powers but can examine and scrutinise matters of community interest, to hold the Cabinet to account, and to represent the interests and views of the public.
This committee oversees the council's internal audit and risk functions, deals with issues concerning councillors’ conduct and advises on the application and review of the Constitution.
The Call In Sub Committee is a standing sub committee of Scrutiny Committee.
This committee deals with all of the council’s functions relating to planning and development control.
This committee undertakes hearings in respect of a councillor who has allegedly not complied with the council’s Code of Conduct.
This committee deals with the licensing of businesses and activities in Harlow. It has the power to grant licenses, determine contentious applications and also to suspend, revoke or refuse to renew licenses.
Under the Licensing Act 2003 and Gambling Act 2005 the Licensing Committee has delegated a Licensing Sub Committee to deal with matters which require a hearing.
This committee is delegated by the Licensing Committee to deal with matters which require a hearing and are not dealt with by the Licensing Sub Committee, such as premises licences.
This panel can make recommendations to Essex County Council regarding the highways programmes that apply to Harlow.