Constitution

FAIR OAK & HORTON HEATH PARISH COUNCIL - CONSTITUTION

The Constitution is the Council's internal rule book. It sets out how the Council will operate and how decisions are made. Some of the processes are required by law, while others are a matter of Council choice.

The Constitution contains procedural rules which apply to the conduct of meetings of the Council.

The Constitution is a living document. It is kept under continual review and is re-examined annually by Council.

The Constitution can be viewed and downloaded as a complete document or accessed as individual chapters below

 

CHAPTER LIST*

Chapter Content Adoption Date Review Date
1 Introduction July 2021 May 2023
2 Standing Orders May 2021 May 2022
3 Financial Regulations July 2021 July 2022
4 Employee Handbook March 2021 March 2023
5 Health and Safety Policy March 2021 March 2023
6 Councillor and Officer Relations Protocol July 2021 May 2023
7 Responsible Finance Officer Protocol July 2021 March 2023
8 Councillor Code of Conduct May 2021 May 2022
9 Complaints Policy July 2021 May 2023
10 Training Policy July 2021 March 2023
11 Financial Risk Assessment July 2022 July 2023
12 Access to Information Policy July 2021 May 2023
13 Information Policy July 2021 May 2023
14 Publication Scheme July 2021 May 2023
15 Information Retention and Disposal Policy July 2021 May 2023
16 Community Engagement Strategy July 2021 July 2023
17 Media Communication Protocol July 2021 July 2023
18 Data Protection Policy/GDPR Privacy Information July 2021 July 2023
19 Children & Vulnerable Adult Protection Policy July 2021 July 2023
20 Volunteer Policy July 2021 July 2023
21 Investment Strategy March 2021 March 2023

 

*paper copies can be made available upon request.