Our Constitution

The main components of our Constitution are:

Objects:

  • To promote, protect and  improve the social, economic and environmental wellbeing of the Area and thus have a positive impact of the quality of life of all residents in the Area
  • To enable members and residents to discuss local issues and to represent residents’ views in decisions affecting the Area
  • To encourage the involvement of the wider community in the Area in the preparation, production and implementation of the Plan
  • To prepare the Plan in partnership with the local planning authority
  • To help create and maintain good relations between different communities which share the Area.

Values:

The Forum members and its Steering Group aim to follow the ‘Nolan Principles’ of public life.  That is, they aim to act with:

  • Selflessness: will act solely in terms of the public interest so as not to gain financial or other benefits;
  • Integrity: will not place themselves under any financial or other obligation to outside individuals or organisations that might seek to influence their decision making;
  • Objectivity: will make choices on merit in carrying out the Forum’s business;
  • Accountability: will be accountable for their decisions and actions;
  • Openness: will be as open as possible regarding all decisions and actions they take and give reasons for their decisions;
  • Honesty: will declare any private interests relating to decisions being taken by the Forum.

Our full Constitution can be downloaded here:  CTTC Forum Constitution