Constitution of the Council

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Constitution of the Council

Part of the requirements of the Local Government Act 2000 Section 37 was that each Local Authority should prepare, keep up to date and publicise a document known as the Constitution.  The Constitution of Eastleigh Borough Council was approved by Council on 11 June 2001 and has subsequently been revised.  It provides the Council with an operational framework to do its job.

The purpose of the Constitution is to set out clearly, in one document, how the Council works, how decisions are made and procedures which are followed to ensure these are efficient and clear.  Some processes are required by law while others are a matter for the Council to choose.

The Constitution is a very detailed document and is divided into 7 Parts: 
(All the documents are PDF and open in a new browser window)



You can also view a full Index.

 Annual Governance Statement 2015/16

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