These items in our publication scheme relate to the category 'Organisational information, locations and contacts, constitutional and legal governance'.

Our constitution

Internal financial regulations. This information can be found under part 4 of the Constitution.

Council democratic structure

The council is made up of 66 locally elected Councillors who make decisions on how to improve local services on behalf of local people. The way in which Councillors make decisions is informed by the ideas of the political parties they represent. The Mayor is chosen by the council and is the borough’s first citizen and representative. The Leader of the council is elected by the council and leads the Cabinet.

Council departmental structure

The management structure of the council.

Locations and opening times

Locations, contact details and opening times for council properties:

Councillors’ details

Currently elected councillors' information and contact details.

Contact information

Contact details for customer-facing departments.

Election results

Most recent election results.

Relationships with other authorities

The council's elected members are, as part of their duties, appointed to a number of local statutory joint authorities and outside organisations. View a list of local joint authorities and local organisations and the names of the members appointed to them.