Meetings were held every few months, in February, April (held at Congress), May, July, September and November. Each meeting is split into open and closed sessions (in the following format: open agenda; supporting papers for open agenda items; closed agenda, supporting papers for closed agenda items).
Items addressed at every meeting are: the location of the meeting, attendees and apologies, matters arising, administrative matters, staffing matters, committee and national boards' reports and a public affairs briefing. The digital papers also include a decision log for 2009.
During 2009 the topics discussed by Council in open sessions include:
Members dignity charter and policy
Contentitious political parties
Decision making framework
This record relates to two separate sets of minutes: One set consists of a box of original loose papers, including supporting and committee papers (there are no physical papers for the May or September meetings). These papers are kept in Store A.
A second set consists of digital minutes and papers.
These papers are not indexed.