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Constitution
Tuesday, 9th February, 2016

Items
No. Item

1.

Summary and Explanation pdf icon PDF 83 KB

2.

Articles of the Constitution

Article 1 - The Constitution Including the Mission Statement and Corporate Objectives pdf icon PDF 57 KB

Article 2 - Members of the Council pdf icon PDF 46 KB

Article 3 - Citizens and the Council pdf icon PDF 49 KB

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

Article 5 - The Mayoralty pdf icon PDF 38 KB

Article 6 - Overview and Scrutiny Committees pdf icon PDF 68 KB

Article 7 - The Cabinet pdf icon PDF 70 KB

Article 8 - Regulatory and Other Committees pdf icon PDF 62 KB

Article 9 - The Standards Committee pdf icon PDF 43 KB

Article 10 - Area Committees pdf icon PDF 60 KB

Article 11 - Joint Arrangements pdf icon PDF 52 KB

Article 12 - Officers pdf icon PDF 56 KB

Article 13 - Decision Making pdf icon PDF 56 KB

Article 14 - Finance, Contracts and Legal Matters pdf icon PDF 58 KB

Article 15 - Review and Revision of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 36 KB

Article 16 - Suspension, Interpretation and Publication of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 47 KB

3.

Responsibility for Functions

3.1 Explanatory Note pdf icon PDF 32 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 53 KB

3.4 Cabinet Functions pdf icon PDF 46 KB

3.5 Local Choice Functions pdf icon PDF 25 KB

Schedule 1 - Local Choice Functions pdf icon PDF 48 KB

Schedule 2 - Individual Cabinet Member Delegation Scheme pdf icon PDF 73 KB

Schedule 3 - Scheme of Delegation to Officers pdf icon PDF 130 KB

Schedule 4 - Proper Officer Appointments pdf icon PDF 70 KB

4.

Rules of Procedure

4.1 Council Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 128 KB

4.2 Appointment of Members to External Bodies pdf icon PDF 56 KB

4.3 Access to Information Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 165 KB

4.4 Budget and Policy Framework Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 62 KB

4.5 Additional Cabinet Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 59 KB

4.6 Additional Area Committee Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 54 KB

4.7 Additional Overview and Scrutiny Committee Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 77 KB

4.8 Financial and Contract Procedure Rules

Section I - Financial Regulations pdf icon PDF 65 KB

Section II - Financial Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 295 KB

Section III - Contract Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 69 KB

Additional documents:

Section IV - Officer Employment Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 72 KB

5.

Codes and Protocols

5.1 Members Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 108 KB

5.2 Officers' Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 172 KB

5.3 Protocol on Member/Officer Relations pdf icon PDF 64 KB

5.4 Monitoring Officer Protocol pdf icon PDF 177 KB

5.5 Irregularity Response Plan pdf icon PDF 76 KB

5.6 Member and Officer Indemnity pdf icon PDF 48 KB

6.

Members Allowances pdf icon PDF 45 KB

7.

Management Structure pdf icon PDF 39 KB