Legal and Regulatory Support - Service Purpose Overview

Legal and Regulatory Support administers the governance arrangements of the Council and Community Planning Partnership. This includes the governance of Council Committees, Community Councils, the Children's Panel and supporting Elected Members and delivering all elections. Prevention and welfare duties are delivered through the Civil Contingencies function with health and safety, trading standards and welfare rights. The Service delivers a range of legal services that include litigation, conveyancing, licensing and our compliance duties such as Freedom of Information, Data Protection and complaints. Procurement and Contract management services are provided to both internal and external bodies including responsibility for the monitoring of the schools Non Profit Distributing Organisation (NPDO) contract and the schools Hub - Design, Build, Finance and Maintain (DBFM) contract.

Legal and Regulatory Support Service Plan 2020-2023

Key Information – Legal and Regulatory Support

The annual 2020-21 budget for Legal and Regulatory Support is £20,987,251

Legal and Regulatory Support has a staffing figure for 99 FTE (Full Time Equivalent)

Key Documents

Further information and documents that support the key aims of service delivery for Legal and Regulatory Support can be found by clicking on the following links -

1. Council Annual Report

2. Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

3. Complaints Procedure

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 Legal and Regulatory Support by clicking here.