Agenda item

Constitutional Changes

To consider the report of the Head of Paid Service concerning various proposed changes to the Council’s Constitution.


            RESOLVE that Council


1.             adopts the Unified Gloucestershire Code of Conduct as set    out in Appendix 1. 


2.             adopts the amended Arrangements for dealing with Standards Allegations under the Localism Act 2011 as set out in Appendix 2. 


3.             adopts the new Member/Officer Protocol as set out in Appendix 3. 


4.             The Scheme of Delegation in Part 3 of the Constitution is amended in accordance with paragraph 3.8 of this report. 


5.             Rule 14 of the Overview and Scrutiny Procedure Rules is amended in accordance with paragraph 3.9 of this report. 


6.             delegates authority to the Monitoring Officer and Managing Director to make amendments arising from the senior staff restructure adopted on 15 May 2023 and to make any other minor and consequential amendments arising from this decision. 


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