Our constitution sets out how the council operates, how decisions are made and the procedures we follow to make sure our decisions are clear, efficient and accountable to local people.

Read our constitution (PDF, 4.3 MB).

There is an executive summary at the start which provides an overview, or read the whole document for more detailed procedures and codes of practice.

It was agreed on 18 June 2001 and was last amended on 21 March 2019.