Medway Council's constitution was updated and agreed at Council on 28 April 2016. The constitution sets out how the council operates, how decisions are made and the procedures we follow to be efficient, transparent and accountable to local people. Some of these processes are required by law, while others are a matter for the council to choose.

The Constitution sets out:

  • Chapter 1: Summary and Explanation
  • Chapter 2: Articles of the Constitution
  • Chapter 3: Responsibilities for functions
  • Chapter 4: Rules governing the way the council conducts its business
  • Chapter 5: Codes and protocols for members and employees
  • Chapter 6: Members allowance scheme
  • Chapter 7: Management structure

Download the Constitution and accompanying files