Our constitution sets out how our organisation operates, how decisions are made and the procedures that are followed to ensure that these decisions are efficient, transparent and accountable to local people. Although the law requires some of these procedures, others are a matter for us to choose.
Part 1: Summary and Explanation (PDF 24kb)
Part 2: Articles of the Constitution (PDF 141kb)
Part 3: Responsibility for Functions (PDF 82kb)
Part 4: Rules of Procedures (PDF 243kb)
Part 5: Codes and Protocols (PDF 218kb)
Part 6: Members' Allowances Scheme (PDF 17kb)
Part 7: Management Structure (PDF 153kb)
Please note. Part 6: Members' Allowances Scheme is being amended and an updated version will be available shortly. Please contact Jonathon Jones on 01443 864242 if you have any queries regarding this scheme.
For further information about the Council's Constitution, contact the Monitoring Officer on 01443 863142 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.