Committee details


Purpose of committee

The Constitution

The Constitution sets out how the County Council works and how it makes decisions - the current version may be found at the above link.


The County Council is responsible for a wide range of services. It must provide some of these services by law; others are discretionary.


The County Council's role is to deliver services to the people of Hampshire (and sometimes beyond) in an open, transparent and cost-effective way; acting in the best interests of Hampshire and its members of the public as a whole


The Members’ Allowances Scheme is part of the Constitution and both the current Scheme and archive data from previous years may be found at Part IV, Appendix E via the above link.


For a paper copy of all or part of the County Council’s Constitution, or in an alternative format (e.g. Braille, audio or large print), email Governance Support