All our decisions must be taken in accordance with the principles of :
Being open about the decisions and actions that the Council takes.
Listening to all sections of the community and finding a balance that will best meet local needs.
The council should act in the interests of the whole community.
We should make sure that we use our resources carefully and lawfully, and in the interests of the community we serve.
We should support councillors and council employees to follow the highest ethical standards.
We should make sure that everyone can access our services and that everyone receives the same quality service.
The principles that underpin the Council's decision making process are: