Policy, Organisation and Rules (POR) defines the structure of Scouting in the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man and provides information about its management and training.

POR Rule 4.22 Management of the Scout District –

a. Every Scout District is an autonomous organisation holding its property and equipment and admitting people to membership of the Scout District subject to the policy and rules of The Scout Association.

b. A Scout District is led by a District Commissioner and managed by a District Executive Committee. They are accountable to the District Scout Council for the satisfactory running of the District.

c. The District Commissioner is assisted and supported by: the District Team, comprising the District Explorer Scout Commissioner, District Scout Network Leader, all Assistant District Commissioners and District Scouters;

  • Administrators and Advisers
  • the District Scout Council
  • the District Executive Committee
  • the District Scout Fellowship