Constitution - Tuesday, 31st August 2021 5.21 pm

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Documents Control pdf icon PDF 126 KB

Part 1

Summary and Explanation pdf icon PDF 220 KB

Part 2

Articles of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 698 KB

Article 1:         The Constitution

Article 2:         Members of the Council

Article 3:         Citizens and the Council

Article 4:         The Full Council

Article 5:         The Mayor and Deputy Mayor

Article 6:         Scrutiny Committees

Article 7:         The Executive

Article 8:         Regulatory and other Committees/Panels

Article 9:         Audit Committees

Article 10:      The Ethics and Engagement Committee

Article 11:      Area Committees/Forums

Article 12:      Joint Arrangements

Article 13:      Officers of the Council

Article 14:      Decision Making

Article 15:      Finance, Contracts and Legal Matters

Article 16:      Review and Revision of the Constitution

Article 17:      Suspension, Interpretation and Publication of the Constitution

Part 3

Responsibilities for Functions pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Part 4

Procedural Rules pdf icon PDF 1 MB

  • Council Procedure Rules

·         Access to Information Procedure Rules

  • Budget and Policy Framework Procedure Rules
  • Executive Procedure Rules
    Scrutiny Procedure Rules
  • Financial Procedure Rules
  • Contracts Procedure Rules
  • Officer Employment Procedure Rules

Part 5

Codes and Protocols pdf icon PDF 1 MB

·         Code of Conduct for Members

·         Employee Code of Conduct

·         Probity in Planning:  Code of Practice

Part 6

Members' Allowance Scheme pdf icon PDF 298 KB

Part 7

Member-Officer Protocol pdf icon PDF 286 KB

Part 8

Petition Scheme pdf icon PDF 225 KB

Part 9

Management Structure pdf icon PDF 74 KB