Governance and Law administers the core services within which the governance arrangements of the Council and Community Planning Partnership are undertaken. It includes a range of internal and external support services including support for the Council, other Departments, Council Committees, Community Councils, the Children's Panel and Elected Members and delivers legal services that include litigation, licensing and conveyancing. The service is responsible for delivering all elections, the Civil Contingencies function and information compliance duties such as Freedom of Information, Data Protection, corporate complaints and records management.
Key Information – Governance and Law
The annual 2017-18 budget for Governance and Law is £2,073,023
Governance and Law has a staffing figure for 38 FTE (Full Time Equivalent)
Further information and documents that support the key aims of service delivery for Governance and Law can be found by clicking on the following links -
Annual Performance Reviews
The Annual Performance Review is the mechanism used by the service to review the previous year’s key successes and challenges, the key improvements to meet the challenges are also identified here.
You can view the Annual Performance Review for Governance and Law by clicking here.