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Policies & Procedures

Freedom of Information
Under the Freedom of Information Act everyone has the right to request information held by public sector organisations.


At its meeting of 17 November 2008 the Parish Council adopted the Model Publication Scheme, developed by the Information Commissioner, setting out which documents will be published, how they will be made available and the charge, if any, for providing the information as set out below:

Please click on the green highlighted sections below to open up PDF's for the relevant sections.


 Class 1 - Who we are and what we do

Who's who on the Council and its Committees
Contact details for Parish Clerk and Council members

Class 2 – What we spend and how we spend it

Annual return form and report by auditor         
Finalised budget
Borrowing Approval letter
Financial Standing Orders and Regulations
Grants given and received
List of current contracts awarded and value of contract

Class 3 – What our priorities are and how we are doing

Parish Plan
Annual Report      

Class 4 - How we make decisions

Timetable of meetings - Refer to Meetings Page and click on Link 
Agendas of meetings - Refer to Meetings Page and click on Link
Minutes of meetings -  Refer to Meetings Page and click on Link
Reports presented to council meetings
Responses to consultation papers
Responses to planning applications

Class 5 – Our policies and procedures

Policies and procedures for the conduct of council business:

Procedural standing orders   (click to open PDF)
Delegated authority in respect of officers - see procedural and financial standing orders

Code of Conduct  (click to open PDF)
Rules for the effective management of recording at meetings  (click to open PDF)
Policies and procedures for the provision of services and about the employment of staff:

Equality and diversity policy (click to open PDF)
Health and safety policy (click to open PDF)
Recruitment policies (click to open PDF)
Complaints procedures  (click to open PDF) (including those covering requests for information and operating the publication scheme)
Data protection policy (click to open PDF) 
Disciplinary and Grievance policies  (click to open PDF)
Class 6 – Lists and Registers

Assets Register summary - for the complete register please contact the clerk  (click to open PDF)
Class 7 – The services we offer

Allotments - Contact either Cllrs. A Bennett or K Lenham  - contact details on Who's Who Page
Community centres and village halls
Parks, playing fields and recreational facilities





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