Council Policies


Power and Duties of a Parish Council


Local Government Act 1972

A legal act to make provision with respect to local government and the functions of local authorities in England and Wales.

Local Government Transparency Code 2015

The local Government transparency code is issued to meet the government’s desire to place more power into residents hands to increase democratic accountability.  It will make it easier for local people to contribute to the local decision making process and help shape public services.

Model Publication Scheme

The model publication scheme is a short document setting out your high-level commitment to proactively publish information.  It is suitable for all sectors and consists of seven commitments and seven classes of information.  The model publication scheme commits you to publish certain classes of information.

Policies & Procedures – Community Engagement

Data Protection Policy

Data Protection Procedure

Data Protection Privacy Notice

Data Protection Request for Information Form

Management of transferable data policy

Policies & Procedures – Corporate Governance

Standing Orders

Agenda & Minutes Procedure

Financial Risk Assessment

Internal Audit five year plan

Anti Fraud & Corruption Policy

Treasury Policy

Financial Delegation of Parish Clerk

Code of Conduct for members

Code of Corporate Governance

Register of Gift Book

Electoral process

Boundary Review of electoral wards

Policies & Procedures – Employers

Flexible Pensions Policy

Pensions Discretion Policy

Recruitment Policy

Training Statement of Intent

Well being at Work Policy

Job Descriptions – Clerk

Job Descriptions – Deputy Clerk

Job Descriptions – Head Haywarden

Job Descriptions – Admin Assistant

Job Descriptions – Haywarden

Job Descriptions – Assistant Haywarden

Job Descriptions – Assistant Haywarden – Litter Picker

Policies & Procedures – Finance

Financial Regulations

Procurement Policy

Transparency in Procurement Procedure

Grant Application Policy and forms

Risk Management Strategy

Treasury Management

Confidential Reporting Policy

Policies & Procedures – General

Environmental Policy

Social Media and Electronic Comms Policy

Communications Policy

Parking Policy

Volunteer Policy


Committee TOR – Open Spaces

Committee TOR – A&P

Committee TOR – Comms & PR

Committee TOR – HR

Committee TOR – Finance