Information

Current Version, Constitution - Wednesday, 13th April, 2022

Contact: Kate Critchel, Senior Democratic Services Officer 

Items
No. Item

PART 1 - SUMMARY AND ARTICLES

1.

Summary and explanation pdf icon PDF 216 KB

2.

Article 1 The Constitution pdf icon PDF 181 KB

3.

Article 2 Members of the Council pdf icon PDF 195 KB

4.

Article 3 Members of the Public and the Council pdf icon PDF 181 KB

5.

Article 4 The Full Council pdf icon PDF 208 KB

6.

Article 5 Chairing the Council pdf icon PDF 174 KB

7.

Article 6 The Executive pdf icon PDF 323 KB

8.

Article 7 Overview and Scrutiny Committee pdf icon PDF 230 KB

Additional documents:

9.

Article 8 Committees and Boards pdf icon PDF 455 KB

10.

Article 9 Standards pdf icon PDF 173 KB

11.

Article 10 Community Engagement pdf icon PDF 167 KB

12.

Article 11 Other Arrangements pdf icon PDF 421 KB

13.

Article 12 Officers pdf icon PDF 191 KB

14.

Article 13 Decision Making pdf icon PDF 267 KB

15.

Article 14 Finance, Contracts and Legal Matters pdf icon PDF 183 KB

16.

Article 15 Review and Revision of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 187 KB

17.

Article 16 Suspension, Interpretation and Publication of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 259 KB

PART 2 - RULES OF PROCEDURE

18.

Council and Committee Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 343 KB

19.

Petition Scheme pdf icon PDF 121 KB

20.

Access to Information Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 243 KB

21.

Budget and Policy Framework Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 115 KB

22.

Executive Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 192 KB

23.

Overview and Scrutiny Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 139 KB

24.

Financial Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 172 KB

25.

Contract Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 262 KB

26.

Officer Employment and Dismissal Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 121 KB

PART 3 - SCHEME OF DELEGATION

27.

Functions of the Council pdf icon PDF 382 KB

28.

Officer Scheme of Delegation pdf icon PDF 627 KB

Part 4 Codes and Protocols

29.

Members' Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 414 KB

30.

Members Complaint Process pdf icon PDF 231 KB

31.

Officer/Member Protocol pdf icon PDF 113 KB

32.

Officer Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 182 KB

33.

Protocol for Councillors and Officers dealing with Planning matters pdf icon PDF 293 KB

Part 5 -SCHEME OF MEMBERS' ALLOWANCES

34.

Scheme of Members' Allowances pdf icon PDF 309 KB

Par 6 - MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE

35.

Management Structure pdf icon PDF 184 KB