This page includes information about the Council's four service areas together with links to the services that they provide

Community Services

Responsible for

Planning, Economy and Housing

Responsible for:

Policy and Governance

Responsible for:

  • Communications and Corporate Policy Development (i.e. social inclusion, anti poverty, safeguarding, equality and diversity, Big Society)
  • Corporate programmes and project management
  • Democratic Services
  • Document Services
  • Elections/electoral registration
  • Emergency Planning
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Facilities management
  • Governance and standards
  • Information management
  • Legal services
  • Management of Shared Services
  • Monitoring officer
  • Member support and development
  • Partnerships - Community Strategy and Local Strategic Partnership
  • Research and intelligence
  • Strategic Direction


Responsible for:

Commissioning authorisation for:

  • Internal Audit
  • Revenues and Benefits
  • ICT, GIS and Land Charges
  • Human resources including payroll and health and safety