Agenda

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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

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

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

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Article 4 - The Full Council pdf icon PDF 78 KB

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Article 5 - Chairing the Council pdf icon PDF 53 KB

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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 74 KB

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

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

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Article 10 - Area Committees pdf icon PDF 57 KB

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Article 11 - Joint Arrangements pdf icon PDF 60 KB

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Article 12 - Officers pdf icon PDF 80 KB

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Article 13 - Decision Making pdf icon PDF 78 KB

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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

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Table 3 - Responsibility for Executive Functions pdf icon PDF 83 KB

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

Schedules

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Schedule 1 - Cabinet Portfolios

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

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Schedule 3 - Delegation to Advisory and Statutory Committees pdf icon PDF 135 KB

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Schedule 4A - Scheme of Non-Executive Delegation of Functions to Officers pdf icon PDF 222 KB

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Schedule 4B - Scheme of Delegation of Executive Functions to Officers pdf icon PDF 114 KB

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

Part 4 - Rules of Procedure

4a

Part 4A - Council Procedure Rules - Standing Orders pdf icon PDF 204 KB

4b

Part 4B - Access to Information Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 123 KB

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Part 4C - Budget and Policy Framework Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 142 KB

4d

Part 4D - Overview and Scrutiny Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 113 KB

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Part 4E - Financial Regulations pdf icon PDF 238 KB

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Part 4F - Contract Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 289 KB

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Part 4G - Officer Employment Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 83 KB

Part 5 - Codes and Protocols

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Part 5A - Members' Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 102 KB

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Part 5B - Officers' Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 63 KB

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Part 5C - Protocol on Member / Officer Relations pdf icon PDF 83 KB

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Part 5D - Members' Role Profile pdf icon PDF 117 KB

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Part 5E - Code of Corporate Governance pdf icon PDF 166 KB

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Part 5F - Councillor Call for Action pdf icon PDF 92 KB

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Part 5G - Petitions Scheme pdf icon PDF 76 KB

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Part 5H - Members' Planning Code - for elected Members as a Member of the Planning Authority pdf icon PDF 145 KB

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PART 5I - Freedom of the Borough Protocol pdf icon PDF 73 KB

Part 6 - Members' Allowances Scheme

6a

Members Allowance Scheme and Approved Duties pdf icon PDF 113 KB

Amendments - Summary

7a

Amendments to the Council Constitution pdf icon PDF 79 KB