Our Council - Who we are and what we do How the council works, what we want to achieve, and how it is managed. Policies Policies on Planning, Licensing, Safeguarding, Housing, Environmental Health, and other services. Reports Climate Change and Biodiversity Emergency, Gender Pay Gap, Pay Policy Statement for Chief Officers and other reports. Equality The Council is committed to treating people with dignity and respect and will respond positively to different needs and circumstances. Safeguarding Policy The Council has a legal duty to safeguard children and vulnerable adults. We are committed to excellent safeguarding practice and promote safeguarding as everyone's responsibility.