Council Constitution

The Council's constitution is broken into several parts, below are the individual document downloads for these separate parts.

A full version of the Constitution is also available for download.

Contents

Part 1: Summary and Explanation

Part 2: Articles of the Constitution

Article 1 – The Constitution

Article 2 – Councillors

Article 3 – Residents and the Council

Article 4 – The Council

Article 5 – Chairing the Council

Article 6 – Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Article 7 – The Cabinet

Article 8 – Planning and other Committees

Article 9 – Panels and Forums

Article 10 - The Standards and Resources Committee

Article 11 – Joint Arrangements

Article 12 – Employees

Article 13 – Decision Making

Article 14 – Finance, Contracts and Legal Matters

Article 15 – Review and Revision of the Constitution

Article 16 – Suspension, Interpretation and Publication of the Constitution

Schedule 1 – Description of Executive Arrangements

Part 3: Responsibility for Functions

Part 4: Rules of Procedure

1. Council Procedure Rules

2. Access to Information Procedure Rules

3. Budget and Policy Framework Procedure Rules

4. Cabinet Procedure Rules

5. Overview and Scrutiny Procedure Rules

6. Financial Procedure Rules

7. Contracts Procedure Rules

8. Employment Procedure Rules

Part 5: Codes and Protocols

1. Councillor's Code of Conduct

2. Employees' Code of Conduct

3. Protocol on Councillor / Employee Relations

Part 6: Councillor's Remuneration Scheme/Member Allowances

Part 7: Management Structure

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