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1.

Summary and Explanation pdf icon PDF 82 KB

2.

Articles of the Constitution

Article 1 - The Constitution Including the Vision/Mission Statement and Corporate Objectives pdf icon PDF 47 KB

Article 2 - Members of the Council pdf icon PDF 50 KB

Article 3 - Citizens and the Council pdf icon PDF 48 KB

Article 4 - The Full Council and Policy Framework pdf icon PDF 52 KB

Article 5 - The Mayoralty pdf icon PDF 36 KB

Article 6 - Overview and Scrutiny Board pdf icon PDF 59 KB

Article 7 - The Cabinet pdf icon PDF 69 KB

Article 8 - Regulatory and Other Committees pdf icon PDF 61 KB

Article 9 - The Standards Committee pdf icon PDF 43 KB

Article 10 - Joint Arrangements pdf icon PDF 52 KB

Article 11 - Officers pdf icon PDF 55 KB

Article 12 - Decision Making pdf icon PDF 55 KB

Article 13 - Finance, Contracts and Legal Matters pdf icon PDF 44 KB

Article 14 - Review and Revision of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 36 KB

Article 15 - Suspension, Interpretation and Publication of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 41 KB

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Responsibility for Functions

3.1 Explanatory Note pdf icon PDF 42 KB

3.2 Functions of the Full Council pdf icon PDF 29 KB

3.3 Functions of the Committees, Sub Committees and Panels pdf icon PDF 52 KB

3.4 Cabinet Functions pdf icon PDF 45 KB

3.5 Local Choice Functions pdf icon PDF 25 KB

Schedule 1 - Local Choice Functions pdf icon PDF 46 KB

Schedule 2 - Individual Cabinet Member Delegation Scheme pdf icon PDF 61 KB

Schedule 3 - Scheme of Delegation to Officers pdf icon PDF 121 KB

Schedule 4 - Proper Officer Appointments pdf icon PDF 69 KB

4.

Rules of Procedure

4.1 Council Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 121 KB

4.2 Appointment of Members to External Bodies pdf icon PDF 55 KB

4.3 Access to Information Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 100 KB

4.4 Budget and Policy Framework Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 60 KB

4.5 Additional Cabinet Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 59 KB

4.6 Additional Overview and Scrutiny Board Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 72 KB

4.7 Financial and Contract Procedure Rules

Section I - Financial Regulations pdf icon PDF 109 KB

Section II - Financial Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 286 KB

Section III - Contract Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 189 KB

Section IV - Officer Employment Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 69 KB

5.

Codes and Protocols

5.1 Members Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 103 KB

5.2 Officers' Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 244 KB

5.3 Protocol on Member/Officer Relations pdf icon PDF 63 KB

5.4 Monitoring Officer Protocol pdf icon PDF 157 KB

5.5 Irregularity Response Plan pdf icon PDF 67 KB

5.6 Member and Officer Indemnity pdf icon PDF 47 KB

6.

Members Allowances pdf icon PDF 45 KB

7.

Management Structure pdf icon PDF 38 KB