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Constitution
Monday 25th March 2019

Contact: Graham Seal 

Items
No. Item

1.

Front Page pdf icon PDF 93 KB

1a

PART 1 - Summary of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 86 KB

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PART 2 - Articles of the Constitution

2a

Article 1 - General and Purpose of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 66 KB

2b

Article 2 - Members of the Council pdf icon PDF 75 KB

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Article 3 - Citizens and the Council pdf icon PDF 76 KB

2d

Article 4 - The Council pdf icon PDF 79 KB

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Article 5 - Chairing the Council pdf icon PDF 67 KB

2f

Article 6 - Overview and Scrutiny Arrangements pdf icon PDF 80 KB

2g

Article 7 - The Cabinet pdf icon PDF 73 KB

2h

Article 8 - Non Executive Committees pdf icon PDF 62 KB

2i

Article 9 - The Standards Committee pdf icon PDF 118 KB

2j

Article 10 - Area Committees and Forums pdf icon PDF 57 KB

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Article 11 - Joint Arrangements pdf icon PDF 68 KB

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Article 12 - Officers pdf icon PDF 92 KB

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Article 13 - Decision Making pdf icon PDF 72 KB

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Article 14 - Finance, Contracts and Legal Matters pdf icon PDF 69 KB

2o

Article 15 - Monitoring and Review of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 71 KB

2p

Article 16 - Suspension, Interpretation and Publication of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 67 KB

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PART 3 - Responsibility for Functions

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Responsibility for Functions - Council/Cabinet/Committees/Panels/Boards/Groups pdf icon PDF 172 KB

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Members of the Cabinet pdf icon PDF 61 KB

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Responsibility for Local Choice Functions pdf icon PDF 66 KB

3d

Corporate Management Team pdf icon PDF 69 KB

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General Powers Applicable to all Corporate Directors pdf icon PDF 78 KB

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Chief Executive pdf icon PDF 72 KB

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Corporate Director (Resources, Environment and Cultural Services) pdf icon PDF 96 KB

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Corporate Director (Public Protection, Planning and Governance) pdf icon PDF 206 KB

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Corporate Director (Housing and Communities) pdf icon PDF 97 KB

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Tenants Panel pdf icon PDF 69 KB

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Proper Officers pdf icon PDF 78 KB

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PART 4 - Rules of Procedure

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Council Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 119 KB

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Rules of General Application to all Committees and Petitions pdf icon PDF 105 KB

4c

Access to Information Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 99 KB

4d

Budget and Policy Framework Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 84 KB

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Cabinet Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 80 KB

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Overview and Scrutiny Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 95 KB

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Procedures for the Operation of the Overview and Scrutiny Function pdf icon PDF 95 KB

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Financial Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 218 KB

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Contract Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 156 KB

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Officer Employment Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 83 KB

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PART 5 - Codes and Protocols

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Code of Conduct for Members pdf icon PDF 86 KB

5b

Local Code of Guidance for Members and Officers involved in Planning Matters pdf icon PDF 132 KB

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Register of Members' Interests pdf icon PDF 88 KB

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Officers' Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 118 KB

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Protocol on Member/Officer Relations pdf icon PDF 107 KB

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Protocol for Filming, Videoing, Photography and Audio Recording at Council Meetings pdf icon PDF 80 KB

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PART 6 - Members' Allowances

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Members Allowances Scheme pdf icon PDF 168 KB

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PART 7 - Management Structure

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Management Structure/Responsibilities pdf icon PDF 385 KB

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PART 8 - Member Role Descriptions pdf icon PDF 121 KB