Mansfield District Council has an agreed Constitution which sets out how the Council operates.It outlines how decisions are reached and what procedures are followed to ensure that these are efficient, transparent and accountable to local people.
The Constitution is divided into 8 parts which set out basic rules governing the Council's business.Some of these processes are required by law, while others are a matter for the Council to choose.
The Constitution is monitored and updated through the Council's Standards Committee, however, any recommendations for amendments to the Constitution need to be approved by Full Council.
*The Council, through a number of Committees is currently in the process of updating and approving the Constitution. A newly revised and approved (August 2016) version of Mansfield District Council's Constitution can be accessed on the right of this page.
Page last updated: 25 August 2016