Castle Point Borough Council is accountable for the proper conduct of public business. This means ensuring that it operates in accordance with the law and proper standards, and that public money is safeguarded, properly accounted for, and used economically, efficiently and effectively.
Each local authority operates under a governance framework that brings together an underlying set of values, legislative requirements, governance principles and management processes that enables it to achieve its aims and objectives.
Our Local Code of Governance, which you can access from the links below, sets out the governance framework adopted by the Council in line with good practice provided in the Cipfa/SOLACE publication ‘Delivering Good Governance in Local Government’.
This document sets out: