Whitland Town Council Constitution
Summary and Explanation
Whitland Town Council are not required by law to adopt a constitution, however they do need to adopt Standing Orders and Financial Regulations and to have other governing documents such as a Councillors Code of Conduct and a Publication Scheme.
Whitland Town Council resolved to voluntarily adopt this Constitution which will contain the statutory governance documents which it needs to publish as well as a number of other parts which will help to make its dealings more transparent to local people and businesses. Its purpose is to enable local people to understand how their Town is being governed and how they can become involved in the decision making. Whitland Town Council was inaugurated in May 1974. In its 40th Anniversary year 2014 a revised Constitution was adopted. This is the updated (2018) version of that constitution.