What is the Constitution?
Tendring District Council has agreed a constitution which sets out 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. Some of these processes are required by the law, while others are a matter for the Council to choose.
What’s in the Constitution?
The Constitution is made up of seven major parts, as well as an index and appendices. It is available for downloading via the links below in pdf format:
Part 1 The Summary and Explanation
Part 2 Articles of the Constitution
Part 3 The Delegated Powers and Schedules of Responsibility for Function
Part 4 The Council's Procedure Rules
Part 7 Members' Allowances Scheme
Part 8 Management Structure Chart
Constitution Appendix - Committees
Cabinet and Committee Structure Chart
The full constitution is available for downloading as one document via the link below:
Full constitution document (3.2 mb)
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