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PART 1: SUMMARY AND EXPLANATION

Summary and Explanation pdf icon PDF 204 KB

PART 2: ARTICLES OF THE CONSTITUTION

Article 1 - The Constitution pdf icon PDF 45 KB

Article 2 - Members of the Council pdf icon PDF 82 KB

Article 3 - Members of the Public and Council pdf icon PDF 190 KB

Article 4 - The Full Council pdf icon PDF 53 KB

Article 5 - The Mayor pdf icon PDF 59 KB

Article 6 - Overview & Scrutiny pdf icon PDF 45 KB

Article 7 - The Cabinet pdf icon PDF 108 KB

Article 8 - Regulatory and Other Committees pdf icon PDF 97 KB

Article 9 - The Standards Committee pdf icon PDF 112 KB

Article 10 - Area Committees pdf icon PDF 9 KB

Article 11 - Joint Arrangements pdf icon PDF 11 KB

Article 12 - Employees pdf icon PDF 203 KB

Article 13 - Decision Making pdf icon PDF 185 KB

Article 14 - Finance, Contract and Legal Matters pdf icon PDF 179 KB

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

Article 16 - Construction, Publication and Suspension of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 110 KB

Article 17 - Interpretation pdf icon PDF 135 KB

PART 3: RESPONSIBILITY FOR FUNCTIONS

3A Introduction pdf icon PDF 52 KB

3B Council Functions pdf icon PDF 128 KB

3C Committee Functions pdf icon PDF 289 KB

3D Officer Non-Executive Functions pdf icon PDF 246 KB

3E Executive Functions pdf icon PDF 351 KB

PART 4: RULES OF PROCEDURE

4A Council Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 307 KB

4B Cabinet Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 292 KB

4C Committee Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 371 KB

4D Overview & Scrutiny Rules pdf icon PDF 423 KB

4E Access to Information Rules pdf icon PDF 332 KB

4F Employment Rules pdf icon PDF 218 KB

4G Budget and Policy Framework Rules pdf icon PDF 36 KB

4H Financial Rules pdf icon PDF 574 KB

4I Contract Rules pdf icon PDF 389 KB

PART 5: CODES AND PROTOCOLS

5A Code of Members' Conduct pdf icon PDF 268 KB

5B Code of Conduct for Employees pdf icon PDF 461 KB

5C Protocol for Member / Officer Relations pdf icon PDF 70 KB

5D Planning Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 417 KB

5E Licensing Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 375 KB

5F Gifts and Hospitality pdf icon PDF 88 KB

5G Guidance for Councillors appointed to represent the Council on Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 433 KB

PART 6: MEMBERS' ALLOWANCE SCHEME

Members' Allowance Scheme pdf icon PDF 282 KB

APPENDICES

A Cabinet Member and Officer Portfolios pdf icon PDF 60 KB

B Committee Membership pdf icon PDF 12 KB

C Policy Table pdf icon PDF 255 KB

D Protocol for Sub-delegation pdf icon PDF 56 KB

E Functions and Responsibilities Regulations

(to follow)

F Statutory and Proper Officer Appointments pdf icon PDF 73 KB

G Motion Flow Chart pdf icon PDF 49 KB

H Petition Scheme pdf icon PDF 222 KB

Additional documents:

I Gateway Protocol pdf icon PDF 124 KB

J The Rules relating to the Order of Precedence of Members pdf icon PDF 55 KB

K Guidance for the Recording of Council, Cabinet and Committee Meetings pdf icon PDF 440 KB

L Local Government Act 1972 Exempt Information pdf icon PDF 44 KB

M A Guide to Recording and Publication of Officer Decisions pdf icon PDF 85 KB

N A diagram of the Decision making process pdf icon PDF 134 KB