The Instrument and Articles of Government form the legal basis under which the governing body operates and set out its powers and responsibilities. Its key statutory responsibilities are:
The Corporation has developed a committee structure and a series of policies to enable it to carry out its responsibilities in accordance with the Instrument and Articles of Government, and to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the agencies which provide funding, and that it operates within the laws relating to employment, health and safety, equality and diversity, and the openness of public organisations.
David Round, Clerk to the Corporation
25 September 2014