All major councils are required by law to prepare and keep an
up to date constitution. The constitution explains and regulates
how the council operates, how decisions are made and the procedures
which are followed to ensure that these are efficient, transparent
and accountable to local people.
Please note that as from 29 March 2021 any references to
director of children and wellbeing or assistant director
safeguarding and family support should be read as the director of
During the period 12 February
2021 to 2 May 2021 please note the following reference
Chief Executive should read Acting Joint
Head of Paid Service should read Acting
Joint Chief Executive and Acting Head of Paid Service.
Returning Officer / Electoral
Registration Officer should read Acting Head of Paid