Freedom of Information

Great and Little Eversden Parish Council

Freedom of Information Statement

1. Information

Authority       Great and Little Eversden Parish Council

Contacts       Tel: 01954 211095   Mrs K Easey, Clerk
Tel: 01223 262154  Mr P Tebbit, , Chairman

Applications to view information may be made to either of the above persons

Responsible Officer      Mrs K Easey, Clerk

Maintaining Officer        Mr P Tebbit, Chairman

2. Information to be published                                3. Method of publication

Council Agendas Posted on noticeboards & on website at www.the-eversdens.co.uk
Council minutes Posted on village website and all councillors and Parish Clerk have copies
Working Groups & Advisory Committees Can be inspected by appointment
Minutes and other documents Available on Village Website.
Acceptances of office Can be inspected by appointment.
Councillors Code of Conduct Standard SCDC Model Version adopted.
Register of Councillors Interests Can be inspected by appointment
Annual Parish Meeting Minutes Can be viewed on the website.
Standing Orders Can be inspected by appointment

Financial

Annual precept Published in Minutes
Annual budgets Compiled in November of each year and may be inspected by appointment.
Payments to contractors and suppliers Reported in Minutes with Power quoted and viewed via the Transparency Code on the website.
Annual Accounts Can be viewed via the Transparency Code on the website.
Risk Assessments Can be inspected by appointment
VAT return Can be inspected by appointment

Planning

Individual Planning Applications Can be inspected by appointment and members of the public can attend Planning meetings.
Summary lists of Planning Applications On SCDC website
Archive material Can be inspected by apppointment
Minutes Can be viewed on the website.

Notes

1. Exempt material Personal information relating to Councillors (other than required to be declared in the Register of Interests) Personal information relating to employees Tenders and bids from contractors and suppliers Information prohibited under the Data Protection legislation

2. Charging policy Information can be inspected free of charge Copies which can be made without breach of copyright are priced at 10p per sheet. A detailed search of records e.g. Council Minutes is priced at an hourly rate of £40 per hour with a minimum of £10.

3. Procedure Basic requests for information will be dealt with by the Clerk. More complex requests will be dealt with by the Council at their next suitable meeting. Applications not satisfied under the above are entitled to complain to the Office of the Information Commissioner at www.ico.gov.uk.

4. Reviews This revised Policy was approved by Great and Little Eversden Parish Council at its meeting on 29th June 2015, minute number 12 and is to be reviewed in alternate years. The Data Protection Act requires that information kept by this council be regularly reviewed and that which does not form part of its Official Records destroyed. Those wishing to inspect information should contact the Clerk to discover if it is still available.

 

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