Doncaster Council's Constitution

Doncaster Council has an agreed Constitution which sets out how the council operates, how decisions are made and the procedures which are followed to ensure that these are efficient, transparent and accountable to local people.

Some of these processes are required by law, whilst others are chosen by the council.  The Council will exercise all its powers and duties in accordance with the law and its approved Constitution.

Understanding the Constitution

The Constitution is divided into 6 parts.  The 6 parts form the Constitution of Doncaster Council under the Local Government Act 2000 and associated Directions and set out the basic rules governing the Council's business.

Constitution documents

To view each Part of the Council's Constitution, please select the relevant document on the right of this page, listed under 'Downloads & Resources'.

The Constitution is a live document.  When referring to it for procedural guidance, please do not save any part of the Constitution for reference - always use this online version which is updated continuously.

Constitution Updates

The latest revisions made to the Constitution are listed in the Summary of Constitution Revisions, listed on the right of this page under 'Downloads & Resources'.

Last updated: 05 June 2020 16:06:19