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Part 1 - Introduction and Explanation pdf icon PDF 72 KB

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Part 2 - Articles of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 69 KB

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Part 2 - Article 1 (County Councillors) pdf icon PDF 108 KB

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Part 2 - Article 2 (The Full Council) pdf icon PDF 69 KB

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Part 2 - Article 3 (The role of the Chair) pdf icon PDF 32 KB

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Part 2 - Article 4 (The Leader, the Cabinet, members of the Cabinet, Council Champions and Lead Members) pdf icon PDF 86 KB

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Part 2 - Article 5 (Overview and Scrutiny) pdf icon PDF 87 KB

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Part 2 - Article 6 (This Article is currently unused)

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Part 2 - Article 7 (Other Committees of the Council) pdf icon PDF 292 KB

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Part 2 - Article 8 (Citizens Rights) pdf icon PDF 43 KB

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Part 2 - Article 9 (Officers) pdf icon PDF 46 KB

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Appendix A - Scheme of Delegation to Cabinet Members pdf icon PDF 78 KB

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Appendix B - Scheme of Delegation to Heads of Service pdf icon PDF 65 KB

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Appendix C - Procedural Standing Orders pdf icon PDF 133 KB

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Appendix C - (Appendix 1 - Motions and Amendments at meetings of the Full Council and its Committees/Sub/Committees) pdf icon PDF 86 KB

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Appendix C - (Appendix 2 - Rules of Debate at Full Council, Cabinet and Committees/Sub-Committees) pdf icon PDF 64 KB

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Appendix C - (Appendix 3 - Overview and Scrutiny Rules) pdf icon PDF 60 KB

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Appendix D - Financial Regulations pdf icon PDF 103 KB

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Appendix E - Members' and Co-opted Members' Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 94 KB

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Appendix F - Code of Conduct for Employees pdf icon PDF 121 KB

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Appendix G - Details of County Councillors and Co-opted Members and Membership of Committees pdf icon PDF 41 KB

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Appendix H - Access to Information Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 79 KB

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Appendix I - Members' Allowance Scheme pdf icon PDF 149 KB

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Appendix J - Officer Management Structure pdf icon PDF 2 MB

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Appendix K - Corporate Complaints Procedure pdf icon PDF 200 KB

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Appendix L - Protocol on County Councillor/Officer Relations pdf icon PDF 82 KB

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Appendix M - Protocol for Members and Co-opted Members on Language and Behaviour pdf icon PDF 39 KB

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Appendix N - Protocol of Good Practice on Development Control Matters pdf icon PDF 93 KB

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Appendix O - Council Petition Scheme pdf icon PDF 62 KB

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Appendix P - Protocol on reporting on and recording meetings of the County Council pdf icon PDF 69 KB

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Appendix Q - Protocol on the Disclosure of Confidential Information for Members of the County Council pdf icon PDF 41 KB

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Appendix R - Procurement Rules pdf icon PDF 248 KB

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Appendix S - Political Management Structure pdf icon PDF 62 KB

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Constitution Summary Document pdf icon PDF 164 KB

This summary is only a guide to the county council’s constitution, and does not form part of it.