Council and democracy

  • How the Council works

    Includes how we make decisions, our performance, how the Council is organised, the mayor and civic events, roles in the Council, Consultations, Petitions and the Constitution.

  • Councillors and committees

    Information about Councillors and Committee agendas, reports and papers, including meeting dates and calendars.

  • How the Council manages money

    Includes Council Tax, budgets, council spending and finances, plus Open Data and Transparency information.

  • Open Data and Transparency

    Includes Open Data, Data Protection and Freedom of Information.

  • Scrutiny

    Information on the Councillor-led statutory function within the Council, responsible for holding decision-makers to account on behalf of borough residents.

  • Local democracy and Elections

    Includes Registering to vote, Election results and Polling Stations.