Our Constitution

The constitution is a legal document that sets out how the Council operates, and the procedures we follow to ensure that decision making is efficient, transparent and accountable to our customers. 

Our constitution is divided into seven parts:

  • summary and explanation 
  • articles of the constitution 
  • responsibility for functions 
  • rules of procedure, standing orders, and financial regulations
  • codes of conduct and protocols 
  • members' allowances scheme 
  • management structure 

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