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Governance and Policy
The Council is governed by legislation. To ensure that the Council acts within its powers and fulfils it duties, it has adopted key governance documents. The Councils controls are reviewed during annual audits.
The standing orders govern the activity of the Council and detail the rules by which the Council should conduct its day to day business.
They also detail how meetings of the Council and Committees should be conducted .
Policies & Procedures
View adopted Council Policies and Procedures here.
All documents are reviewed annually and detail the Councils practices on various areas of business.
Code of Conduct
The Parish Council is required to adopt a Code of Conduct by which Councillors are required to adhere whilst representing the Council.
When elected, each Councillor signs a declaration confirming that they will abide by the Councils Code of Conduct.
The financial governance of the Council and its accountability is outlined in the Councils Financial Regulations.
The Financial Regulations are reviewed annually.
The Transparency Code is a requirement for smaller authorities to make information available for local people to increase democratic accountability.
The information that we are required to publish under the Transparency Code can be viewed here.
Freedom of Information
The Parish Council is required to comply to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 .
The Council's Publication Scheme can be downloaded below.
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