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Cllr Chego David
The Chief Whip


DELEGATION OF THE OFFICE OF CHIEF WHIP

  • Must approve, in consultation with the Speaker, the use of office and meeting space by councilors and political parties;
  • Is responsible for granting leave of absence to councilors from meetings of council and its committees in accordance with the applicable Rules of Order;
  • To assist the Speaker to determine a program of training for the developmental needs of councilors
  • Must assist the speaker determine the schedule of dates, times and venue of ordinary council meetings.
  • Recommend to the speaker which councilors must serve in the section 79 committees in consultation with party whips;
  • Must ensure that whips monitor whether Councilors report back to constituencies;
  • Must exercise political oversight over all matters pertaining to administrative functions of portfolio committees;
DELEGATION OF POWER BY COUNCIL TO THE WHIPPERY
  • Responsible for the smooth functioning of Portfolio Committees.
  • To Monitor the implementation of Council resolutions by their respective political parties;
  • The allocation of Speakers and determination of speaking time in Council;
  • To harmonize relation between their various political parties in Council and;
  • Discipline members of their respective parties whenever the Code of Conduct for Councilors is breached.