Constitution of Torfaen Council

The constitution governs the way the council, councillors and officers work together to deliver the council’s functions.  

It ensures everyone acts lawfully, fairly and appropriately and that the council’s functions are performed properly and effectively. 

It is intended to: 

  • Enable the council to make decisions effectively and efficiently
  • Support you to participate in decisions that affect you
  • Help councilors to represent their constituents more effectively
  • Enable you to hold the council to account

The sections of the constitution are available to download below. 

For help in understanding the document, you can download a Guide to the Constitution.

If you have any questions, please call 01495 762200 and ask to speak to Democratic Services.  Alternatively you can email

Last Modified: 20/06/2024
For more information contact:

Democratic Services

Tel: 01495 766294

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