Council decision making Our council has a leader and cabinet responsible for making decisions. Budget decisions and policies are determined by the full council (all 60 councillors). The leader and cabinet are responsible for most day-to-day decisions. Council meetings, minutes and agendas Information about council meetings Overview and scrutiny Understand how council decisions are held to account. The council's constitution How the council makes sure that decision making is efficient, transparent and accountable. The forward plan The forward plan sets out details of the key decisions that the cabinet is expected to take in the future.