Agenda

Items
No. Item

CONTENTS

Part 1 - Summary and Explanation

1a

Summary and Explanation pdf icon PDF 92 KB

Part 2 - Articles of the Constitution

2a

Article 1 - The Constitution pdf icon PDF 61 KB

2b

Article 2 - Members of the Council pdf icon PDF 63 KB

2c

Article 3 - Citizens of the Council pdf icon PDF 59 KB

2d

Article 4 - The Full Council pdf icon PDF 78 KB

2e

Article 5 - Chairing the Council pdf icon PDF 53 KB

2f

Article 6 - Overview and Scrutiny Committees pdf icon PDF 89 KB

2g

Article 6A - Joint Health Scrutiny Committee pdf icon PDF 63 KB

2h

Article 7 - The Cabinet pdf icon PDF 72 KB

2i

Article 8 - Regulatory and Other Committees pdf icon PDF 51 KB

2j

Article 9 - The Standards and Constitutional Oversight Committee pdf icon PDF 95 KB

2k

Article 10 - Constituency Committees pdf icon PDF 56 KB

2l

Article 11 - Joint Arrangements pdf icon PDF 60 KB

2m

Article 12 - Officers pdf icon PDF 80 KB

2n

Article 13 - Decision Making pdf icon PDF 78 KB

2o

Article 14 - Finance, Contracts and Legal Matters pdf icon PDF 61 KB

2p

Article 15 - Review and Revision of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 61 KB

2q

Article 16 - Suspension, Interpretation and Publication of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 56 KB

Part 3 - Responsibility for Functions

3a

Introduction to Responsibility for Functions pdf icon PDF 38 KB

Tables

3b

Table 1 - Responsibility for Local Functions pdf icon PDF 79 KB

3c

Table 2 - Responsibility for Council Functions pdf icon PDF 99 KB

3d

Table 3 - Responsibility for Executive Functions pdf icon PDF 49 KB

3e

Table 4 - Statutory and Advisory Bodies pdf icon PDF 64 KB

Schedules

3f

Schedule 1 - Cabinet Portfolios pdf icon PDF 100 KB

3g

Schedule 2 - Scheme of Delegation of (Non-Executive) Functions to Committees pdf icon PDF 152 KB

3h

Schedule 3 - Delegation to Advisory and Statutory Committees pdf icon PDF 140 KB

3i

Schedule 4A - Scheme of Non-Executive Delegation of Functions to Officers pdf icon PDF 221 KB

3j

Schedule 4B - Scheme of Delegation of Executive Functions to Officers pdf icon PDF 107 KB

3k

Schedule 5 - Delegation of Functions to Individual Cabinet Members pdf icon PDF 92 KB

Part 4 - Rules of Procedure

4a

Council Procedure Rules - Standing Orders pdf icon PDF 200 KB

4b

Access to Information Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 120 KB

4c

Budget and Policy Framework Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 92 KB

4d

Overview and Scrutiny Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 113 KB

4e

Financial Regulations pdf icon PDF 238 KB

4f

Contract Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 251 KB

4g

Officer Employment Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 83 KB

Part 5 - Codes and Protocols

5a

Members' Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 102 KB

5b

Officers' Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 63 KB

5c

Protocol on Member / Officer Relations pdf icon PDF 83 KB

5d

Members' Role Profile pdf icon PDF 114 KB

5e

Code of Corporate Governance pdf icon PDF 123 KB

5f

Councillor Call for Action pdf icon PDF 92 KB

5g

Petitions Scheme pdf icon PDF 76 KB

Part 6 - Members' Allowances Scheme

6a

Members Allowance Scheme and Approved Duties pdf icon PDF 112 KB

Amendments - Summary

7a

Amendments to the Council Constitution pdf icon PDF 76 KB