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Constitution - Approved on - Friday 3rd August, 2018

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CHAPTER 1 - THE CONSTITUTION

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How the Council Operates pdf icon PDF 148 KB

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Management of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 73 KB

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Roles and Functions of Elected Members pdf icon PDF 138 KB

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Constitutional Rights of Residents - Summary pdf icon PDF 120 KB

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Decision Making and Allocation of Functions Between the Council, the Executive and Joint Arrangements pdf icon PDF 67 KB

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Governance, including Finance, Contracts and Legal Matters pdf icon PDF 69 KB

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Officers pdf icon PDF 86 KB

CHAPTER 2 - THE FULL COUNCIL

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The Council - including Functions which must be Approved by the Full Council pdf icon PDF 85 KB

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Council Meeting Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 224 KB

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Responsibility for Council Functions pdf icon PDF 17 KB

CHAPTER 3 - THE LEADER AND THE CABINET (THE EXECUTIVE)

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The Leader and the Cabinet pdf icon PDF 118 KB

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Leader and Cabinet Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 140 KB

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Budget and Policy Framework Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 138 KB

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Committees of the Cabinet pdf icon PDF 66 KB

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Cabinet Members and their Powers pdf icon PDF 240 KB

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Deputy Leader pdf icon PDF 52 KB

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Local Choice Functions pdf icon PDF 303 KB

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Joint Arrangements pdf icon PDF 85 KB

CHAPTER 4 - POLICY AND SCRUTINY

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Introduction to the Policy and Scrutiny Process and the Committees pdf icon PDF 83 KB

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The Rules Relating to Policy and Scrutiny, including Councillor Call for Action and Call-In pdf icon PDF 311 KB

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The Terms of Reference of Each of the Council's Policy and Scrutiny Committees pdf icon PDF 92 KB

CHAPTER 5 - COMMITTEES

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The Committees and Sub-Committees of the Council, including Panels pdf icon PDF 6 KB

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Committee and Sub-Committee Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 178 KB

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Planning (Major) Applications Committees and Planning Applications Sub- Committees pdf icon PDF 12 KB

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Licensing Committee and Licensing Sub-Committees pdf icon PDF 265 KB

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The Terms of Reference (Functions) Delegated to Committees and Sub-Committees pdf icon PDF 190 KB

CHAPTER 6 - SCHEME OF DELEGATIONS TO OFFICERS

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Scheme of Delegations to Officers pdf icon PDF 298 KB

CHAPTER 7 - ETHICAL GOVERNANCE INCLUDING RELATED GOVERNANCE CODES/PROTOCOLS

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Ethical Governance pdf icon PDF 88 KB

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Ethical Governance - Members Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 363 KB

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Procedure for Making a Complaint Against a Councillor pdf icon PDF 159 KB

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Officer Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 133 KB

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Protocol for Member and Officer Relations pdf icon PDF 137 KB

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Anti Fraud Bribery and Corruption Strategy pdf icon PDF 500 KB

CHAPTER 8 - ACCESS TO INFORMATION PROCEDURE RULES

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Access to Information Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 179 KB

CHAPTER 9 - RULES, CODES AND PROTOCOLS

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Co-Opted Members Scheme pdf icon PDF 77 KB

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Contract Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 482 KB

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Finance Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 601 KB

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Protocol for Audio Recording of Council, Committee and Sub-Committee Meetings pdf icon PDF 84 KB

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Code of Governance pdf icon PDF 1 MB

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Partnership Manual pdf icon PDF 62 KB

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Outside Bodies including Indemnities for Members and Officers pdf icon PDF 116 KB

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Westminster City Council Petition Scheme pdf icon PDF 105 KB

CHAPTER 10 - OFFICER EMPLOYMENT PROCEDURE RULES

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Politically Restricted Posts pdf icon PDF 163 KB

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Officer Employment Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 98 KB

CHAPTER 11 - MEMBERS' ALLOWANCES

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Members' Allowances Scheme pdf icon PDF 231 KB