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Freedom of Information Act

Information available from Thorney Parish Council under the model publication scheme for The Freedom of Information Act

Information to be published

How the information can be obtained

Cost

Progress
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Class1 - Who we are and what we do

 

 

 

Who’s who on the Council and its Committees

Website
Hardcopy

Free
£0.10 per sheet

On website

Contact details for Parish Clerk and Council members (named contacts where possible with telephone number and email address (if used))

Website
Hardcopy

Free
£0.10 per sheet

On website
Email addresses not used because of spam

Location of main Council office and accessibility details

Website
Hardcopy

Free
£0.10 per sheet

On website

Staffing structure

Hardcopy

£0.10 per sheet

Available

 

 

 

 

Class 2 – What we spend and how we spend it

Current and previous financial year as a minimum

 

Website
Hardcopy

 

Free
£0.10 per sheet

 

On website

Annual return form and report by auditor

 

Hardcopy

£0.10 per sheet

Available

Finalised budget

Hardcopy

£0.10 per sheet

Available

Precept

Website
Hardcopy

Free
£0.10 per sheet

On website

Borrowing Approval letter

Not applicable

 

 

Financial Standing Orders and Regulations

Hardcopy

£0.10 per sheet

Available

Grants given and received

Website
Hardcopy

Free
£0.10 per sheet

On website

List of current contracts awarded and value of contract

Hardcopy

£0.10 per sheet

Available

Members’ allowances and expenses

Hardcopy

£0.10 per sheet

Available

 

 

 

 

Class 3 – What our priorities are and how we are doing
(Strategies and plans, performance indicators, audits, inspections and reviews)

(hard copy or website)

 

 

Neighbourhood Plan

 

 

in course of preparation

Annual Report to Parish or Community Meeting (current and previous year as a minimum)

Website
Hardcopy

Free
£0.10 per sheet

 

On website

Quality status

Website
Hardcopy

Free
£0.10 per sheet

On website

Local charters drawn up in accordance with DCLG guidelines

Not applicable

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class 4 – How we make decisions
Current and previous council year as a minimum

 

 

 

Timetable of meetings (Council, any committee/sub-committee meetings and parish meetings)

Website
Hardcopy

Free
£0.10 per sheet

On website

Agendas of meetings (as above)

Website
Hardcopy

Free
£0.10 per sheet

On website

Minutes of meetings (as above) – nb this will exclude information that is properly regarded as private to the meeting.

Website
Hardcopy

Free
£0.10 per sheet

On website

Reports presented to council meetings - nb this will exclude information that is properly regarded as private to the meeting.

Website
Hardcopy

Free
£0.10 per sheet

 

On website

Responses to consultation papers

Website
Hardcopy

Free
£0.10 per sheet

On website

Responses to planning applications

Website
Hardcopy

Free
£0.10 per sheet

On website

Bye-laws

Not applicable

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class 5 – Our policies and procedures
(Current written protocols, policies and procedures for delivering our services and responsibilities). Current information only

 

 

 

Policies and procedures for the conduct of council business:

 

 

 

Procedural standing orders

Hardcopy           

£0.10 per sheet

Available

Committee and sub-committee terms of reference

 

 

 

 

Delegated authority in respect of officers

Hardcopy           

£0.10 per sheet

Available

Code of Conduct – section 12(2) of the Code of Conduct Act

Website
Hardcopy           

Free
£0.10 per sheet

Available

Policy statements

Hardcopy           

£0.10 per sheet

 

Policies and procedures for the provision of services and about the employment of staff:

Internal policies relating to the delivery of services
Equality and diversity policy
Health and safety policy
Recruitment policies (including current vacancies)
Policies and procedures for handling requests for information
Complaints procedures (including those covering requests for information and operating the publication scheme)

 

 

 

 

 

Information security policy

 

 

 

Records management policies (records retention, destruction and archive)

 

 

 

Data protection policies

 

 

 

Schedule of charges )for the publication of information)

Hardcopy

£0.10 per sheet

Available

 

 

 

 

Class 6 – Lists and Registers

Currently maintained lists and registers only

 

 

 

Any publicly available register or list (if any are held this should be publicised; in most circumstances existing access provisions will suffice)

Not Applicable

 

 

Assets Register

Hardcopy

£0.10 per sheet

Available

Disclosure log (indicating the information that has been provided in response to requests; recommended as good practice, but may not be held by parish councils)

Hardcopy

£0.10 per sheet

Available

Register of members’ interests

Hardcopy

£0.10 per sheet

Available

Register of gifts and hospitality

Hardcopy

£0.10 per sheet

Available

 

 

 

 

Class 7 – The services we offer
(Information about the services we offer, including leaflets, guidance and newsletters produced for the public and businesses)

Current information only

 

 

 

Allotments

Website
Hardcopy

Free
£0.10 per sheet

On website

Burial grounds and closed churchyards

Website
Hardcopy

Free
£0.10 per sheet

On website

Community centres and village halls

Website
Hardcopy

Free
£0.10 per sheet

On website

Parks, playing fields and recreational facilities

Not Applicable

 

 

Seating, litter bins, clocks, memorials and lighting

 

 

 

Bus shelters

 

 

 

Markets

Not Applicable

 

 

Public conveniences

Not Applicable

 

 

Agency agreements

 

 

 

A summary of services for which the council is entitled to recover a fee, together with those fees (e.g. burial fees)

Website
Hardcopy

Free
£0.10 per sheet

On website

Schedule of Charges
This describes how the charges have been arrived at and are published as part of the guide.

TYPE OF CHARGE DESCRIPTION BASIS OF CHARGE
Disbursement cost Photocopying @ £0.10p per sheet (black & white) Actual cost 
  Postage Actual cost of Royal Mail standard 2nd class


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