Democratic and Legal Services

Roger Mennie
Head of Democratic & Legal Services

The Democratic and Legal Services Division is split into four parts.

The Committee Services Division is responsible for the preparation of Agendas, Papers and Minutes for Council Committees and Working Groups as well as for various external bodies including the Tay Road Bridge Joint Board, the Tayside Valuation Joint Board, the Tayside Contracts Joint Committee, the Tayside Community Justice Authority, Dundee Area Support Team for Dundee Children's Panel and Leisure and Culture Dundee.

The General Services Division is responsible for civic and ceremonial events held within the City. It is also responsible for processing applications and dealing with complaints in relation to Civic Government and Liquor Licensing. In addition, it is responsible for production of the Register of Electors and the organisation of City Council, European Parliament, Scottish Parliament and Westminster Parliament Elections.

The Legal Services Division is responsible for the provision of legal services, including conveyancing, litigation and advice, to the Council, Council Committees and Council Departments. It is also responsible for the City Archives, the Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages and for Data Protection and Freedom of Information.

Tayside Scientific Services acts as Public Analyst, Food Examiner and Agricultural Analyst and provides chemical and microbiological tests of food, water and consumer products to Dundee, Angus, Perth & Kinross and Fife Councils as well as to the Private Sector.

Floor 3, 21 City Square, Dundee DD1 3BY
 roger.mennie@dundeecity.gov.uk
 01382 434202
 01382 434666