Claverton Publication Scheme

Freedom of Information

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 requires every Parish Council to adopt and maintain a publication scheme to facilitate the release of information and, thereby, support and provide greater openness and transparency. Claverton Parish Council has adopted the model publication scheme approved by the Information Commissioner.

Information to be published

How the information can be obtained

Cost

Class 1 - Who we are and what we do

Who's who on the Council and its Committees

Notice Board and website  see Responsibilities & Organisation

N/A

Contact details for Parish Clerk and Council members

Notice Board and website see Contact Us and Responsibilities & Organisation

N/A

Location of main Council office and accessibility details

Hard Copy. Contact the Parish Clerk

Free

Staffing structure

Hard Copy. Contact the Parish Clerk

Free

Class 2 - What we spend and how we spend it

Annual return form and report by auditor (current year and previous five years)

Hard copy. Contact the Parish Clerk

10p per sheet

Finalised budget (current and previous year)

Hard copy. Contact the Parish Clerk

10p per sheet

Precept

Website - see Responsibilities & Organisation

N/A

Grants given and received

Hard copy. Contact the Parish Clerk

10p per sheet

List of current contracts awarded and value of contract

Hard copy. Contact the Parish Clerk

10p per sheet

Members' allowances and expenses

Hard copy. Contact the Parish Clerk

10p per sheet

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

Chairman's report to Annual Parish Meeting (current and previous year)

Hard copy - Contact the Parish Clerk and website - see Parish Council

10p per sheet

Class 4 - How we make decisions

Timetable of meetings

Hard copy - Notice Board and website -see Welcome & Parish Council

N/A

Agendas of meetings (current and previous three years)

For current - Hard copy (Notice Board) and website - see Welcome For previous years - Contact the Parish Clerk

N/A

Minutes of meetings (current and previous three years) N.B. - this will exclude information that is properly regarded as private to the meeting.

Hard copy - Notice Board for current - Contact the Parish Clerk and website - see Parish Council

10p per sheet

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

Hard copy - Contact the Parish Clerk and website - see Parish Council

10p per sheet

Responses to consultation papers

Hard copy - Contact the Parish Clerk and website - see Parish Council

10p per sheet

Responses to planning applications

Hard copy - Contact the Parish Clerk and website - see Planning Committee

10p per sheet

Bye-laws

Hard copy. Contact the Parish Clerk

N/A

Class 5 - Our policies and procedures

Policies and procedures for the conduct of council business:

(1) Standing orders

(2) Committee terms of reference

(3) Delegated authority in respect of officers

(4) Code of Conduct

(5) Policy statements (Procurement Policy)

Hard copy - Contact the Parish Clerk and website - see Governance & Procedures

10p per sheet

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

(1) Equality and diversity policy

(2) Health and safety policy

(3) Recruitment policies (including current vacancies)

(4) Policies and procedures for handling requests for information

(5) Complaints procedures (including those covering requests for information and operating the publication scheme)

 

 

(1,2,3) Hard copy. Contact the Parish Clerk

 

(4) Hard copy - Contact the Parish Clerk and website - see Information Available page.

(5) Hard copy - Contact the Parish Clerk and website - see Governance & Procedures page (Standing Orders)

10p per sheet

Records management policies (records retention, destruction and archive)

Hard copy. Contact the Parish Clerk

10p per sheet

Data protection policies

Hard copy. Contact the Parish Clerk

10p per sheet

Schedule of charges (for the publication of information)

See below

N/A

Class 6 - Lists and Registers

Assets Register

Hard copy. Contact the Parish Clerk.

10p per sheet

Disclosure log (indicating the information that has been provided in response to requests)

Hard copy. Contact the Parish Clerk

10p per sheet

Register of members' interests

By inspection. Contact the Parish Clerk for appointment.

N/A

Register of gifts and hospitality

By inspection. Contact the Parish Clerk for appointment

N/A

Class 7 - The services we offer

Village seating

Contact the Parish Clerk.

N/A

Bus shelter

Contact the Parish Clerk.

N/A

Salt bins and Winter Service (snow and ice clearance)

Contact the Parish Clerk.

N/A

Village verge maintenance

Contact the Parish Clerk.

N/A

Additional Information

Parish Council Notice Board

Opposite Post Box - Claverton Village centre

N/A

Claverton Parish & wider area maps

Hard copy - Contact the Parish Clerk and website - see Area Maps

15p per sheet

Claverton area services and amenities, e.g. B&NES services, St Marys Church.

Website - see Local Information

N/A

Claverton area organisations, e.g. sports, youth.

Website - see Local Organisations

N/A

National/Regional Organisations relevant to Claverton - Natural England, CPRE, Cotswolds Conservation Board.

Valley Parishes Alliance (Claverton membership of cross-county border alliance of nine B&NES and Wiltshire Parish Councils

Website - see Local Organisations

Hard copy - Contact the Parish Clerk and website - see Valley Parishes Alliance

10p per sheet

Contact details: Mrs Andrea Griffiths, South View, 4 Lower Stoke, Limpley Stoke, Bath BA2 7FU

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SCHEDULE OF CHARGES

TYPE OF CHARGE

DESCRIPTION

BASIS OF CHARGE

Disbursement cost

Photocopying @ 10p per sheet (black & white)

Actual cost *

 

Photocopying @ 15p per sheet (colour)

Actual cost*

 

Postage

Actual cost of Royal Mail standard 2nd class or large 2nd class

* the actual cost incurred by the Parish Council

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