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Council Departments

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The Council has a Chief Executive and 3 Executive Directors, each in charge of a cluster of services.  You can see how this works in the organisational structure chart|.


Local Code of Corporate Governance

Governance is about how local government bodies ensure that they are doing the right things, in the right way, for the right people, in a timely, inclusive, open, honest and accountable manner.

It comprises the systems and processes, and cultures and values, by which local government bodies are directed and controlled and through which they account to, engage with and, where appropriate, lead their communities.

Scheme of Delegation

Bournemouth Borough Council's 'Scheme of Delegation to Officers|' is set out in Part 3 of the Constitution.

The Leader is responsible for all executive arrangements and is required to maintain a list under Part 3 of this Constitution setting out who are responsibel for particular Executive functions.


Our Pay and Grading Structure

BG07 Salary & Grading Structure 2010/11| (this is the current pay and grading system used by the Council).

Related Information


Postal Address Customer Services Centre,
St Stephens Road, Bournemouth, Dorset
Telephone 01202 451451
Minicom 01202 454974
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