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Finance and General Purposes Committee (F&GP)

F&GP papers

Members of F&GP can download meeting papers here (please note you will need to be signed into the website).

Meeting dates (10:00 start)



  • 19 January
  • 9 March
  • 6 April
  • 4 May
  • 1 June
  • 28 July
  • 7 September
  • 5 October
  • 2 November
  • 7 December


  • 18 January
  • 16 February
  • 16 March
  • 6 April
  • 3 May
  • 1 June
  • 20 July
  • 7 September
  • 5 October
  • 2 November
  • 7 December



1. Executive

The committee will:

  • Report to the Board of Trustees
  • Assist the Officers in developing a strategy for the College
  • Perform, on behalf of the Board, matters of routine business
  • Nominate to the Board membership of committees and chairmen
  • Consider the remit of and need for existing committees on a regular and at least annual basis
  • Establish and recommend to the Board working parties, their remit and membership
  • Nominate to the Board Honorary Fellows, Fellows ad eundem and Members without examination
  • Approve awards for scholarships, prizes and fellowships
  • Nominate those to be awarded eponymous lectures
  • Nominate to the Board representatives of the College to outside organisations

2. Finance

  • Approve annual revenue and capital budgets and report to the Board
  • Receive and consider monthly management accounts and any other financial statements as required or requested
  • Review year end out-turns
  • Review annual subscriptions, examination fees, registration fees and other charges to members and trainees
  • Consider exceptional expenditure not included in the approved annual budget.
  • Receive the minutes of the Investment Advisory Panel

3. Management

  • Note changes in staff, staff structure and consider changes to the terms and conditions of employment
  • Approve major contracts with suppliers and government agencies
  • Receive the minutes of the following committees:
  • Receive recommendations from all College committees where these have a personnel or unbudgeted and/or significant financial impact

4. Format

The Finance and General Purposes Committee will normally meet monthly except for August. Agendas and papers will be presented in a timely and business like manner. The draft minutes will be circulated to Officers, senior staff and those who have action to progress. 


Please send all correspondence to the committee secretary.


Rosie Dilley
Tel: +44 20 7772 6242


  • Senior Vice President, Strategic Development


  • President
  • Vice President, Clinical Quality
  • Vice President, Education
  • Vice President, Global Health
  • Vice President, UK and Global Membership
  • Member/Fellows’ representative from Council
  • Member/Fellows’ representative from Council
  • Trainees' Committee representative
  • Lay Trustee
  • Chief Executive
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Executive Director, Education & Quality
  • Executive Director, External Affairs
  • Executive Director, Resources

In attendance

  • Financial Controller

Elsewhere on the site

2017 meeting dates
Dates for all committee meetings, exams, admission ceremonies and dinners in 2017
College governance
See full details of the RCOG’s governance structure