RICS Governing Council will be debating the need for Democracy within RICS at its Assembly on 23/24 November 2009. We the undersigned RICS members believe the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors should remain a Members Institution, the wholesale introduction of Quangos to Member Boards could seriously undermine democratic accountability within RICS and no decisions on this issue should be made by RICS until it has been properly debated by Governing Council.
RICS Governing Council 2009/10:
The new RICS Structure can be found at:
The Terms of Reference for the RICS Specialist Boards, including numbers of Members, Staff and Non-Members can be found at: