Warwickshire County Council has agreed a constitution which sets out:
- how the Council operates;
- how decisions are made;
- who makes decisions;
- how citizens, businesses and other organisations can participate;
- the procedures which are followed to ensure the Council is 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.
Part 1 – ARTICLES (PDF, 92.45 KB) – contains the Articles which give a broad overview of the constitution and the way the Council is organised
Part 2 – RESPONSIBILITY FOR COUNCIL FUNCTIONS (PDF, 1.53 MB) – sets out Responsibilities for Council Decisions
Part 3 – STANDING ORDERS (PDF, 477.1 KB) – sets out the Standing Orders of the Council
Part 4 – CODES OF CONDUCT (PDF, 225.74 KB)-sets out the detailed procedural rules which govern the conduct of the council’s business and the decision-making process
Part 5 – MEMBERS’ ALLOWANCES SCHEME (PDF, 37.83 KB) – sets out the Members Allowances Scheme
Part 6 – MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE (PDF, 118.53 KB)– describes the management structure of the Council
WCC CONSTITUTION (PDF, 2.71 MB)