Finance and General Purposes Committee

Chair: The Mayor Councillor Christina Whitty

Vice Chair: The Deputy Mayor Tyler Bennetts

Committee Chair of Communications and Engagement, Committee Chair of Facilities, Committee Chair of Planning, David Ambler, Sally Hawken and Sue Pike

This committee is administered by the Town Clerk, Mr Steve Vinson who can be contacted on

The Finance and General Purposes Committee is responsible for the co-ordination of and periodic review of the Council’s Strategic Affairs. This includes the preparation of the recommended annual precept, forward financial planning for the Council, the recommendation of capital projects expenditure and the remuneration of the staff. It also includes public safety matters, including CCTV, liaising with other bodies (Police, Cornwall Council etc), the consideration, recommendations and approval of grants and awards made by the council and the obtaining of grants from outside bodies. The Committee usually meets every two months.

Finance & General Purposes Committee Terms of Reference 27 June 2017

PDF versions of agendas and minutes are available below – the signed originals are held at the Town Council office and can be inspected by the public.