Lambeth Council, just like all other councils in England has a constitution. Our Council Constitution sets out how the Council operates, how decisions are made and the procedures that are followed to ensure that these decisions are efficient, transparent and accountable to all local people. The Council Constitution consists of the following parts:

Part 1. The Constitution

Part 2. Executive Functions

Part 3. Scrutiny Functions

Part 4. Full Council and Committee Procedure Rules

Part 5. Scheme of Delegation

Part 6. Ethical Governance

Part 7. Access to Information

Part 8. Rules, Codes and Protocols

Part 9. Officer Employment Procedure Rules

Part 10. Members’ Allowances

Part 11. Partnership Arrangements and Outside Bodies

Part 12. Management Structure

The full Council Constitution can be accessed via the link below or on the dropdown menu on the right-hand side of this page.