Freedom of Information Data

BURTON UPON STATHER LOCAL COUNCILS MODEL PUBLICATION SCHEME UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000

The purpose of this publication scheme is to be a means by which the Council can make a significant amount of information available routinely. The scheme will ensure that the Council will publish more information proactively and help it develop a greater culture of openness and transparency.

The Council’s key responsibilities are to represent the electorate of its area, to take action within the legal framework and to provide a leadership focus for the community.

1. Council Internal Practice and Procedure
InformationFormat availableCharge for supply
Minutes of Council Committee and Sun Committee. (limited to last 2 years)Website: www.burtonuponstather.org
Hard copies from Parish Clerk
NO

YES

Procedural Standing OrdersWebsite: www.burtonuponstather.org
Hard copies from Parish Clerk
NO
YES
Council Annual report to
Parish Meeting
Website: www.burtonuponstather.org
Hard copies from Parish Clerk
Inspection by appointment with the Clerk
NO
YES
NO
2. Code of Conduct
Members' declaration of acceptance of officeInspection by appointment with the ClerkNO
Members' Register of InterestsInspection by appointment with the ClerkNO
Register of members' Interests bookWebsite: www.burtonuponstather.org
Inspection by appointment with the Clerk
NO
NO
3. Periodic Electoral Review
This is information concerning changes to the electoral arrangements for parish, town and community councils. It includes recommendations for the creation of new wards, the amendment of existing wards, proposals for the names of new wards and alterations to the number of councillors to be elected to the council.
Information relating to the last periodic electoral review of the council areaWebsite: www.northlincs.co.uk
Hard copies from the Clerk
NO
YES
Information relating to the latest boundary review of the council areaWebsite: www.northlincs.co.uk
Hard copies from the Clerk
NO
YES
4. Employment Practice and Procedure
Terms and Conditions of EmploymentInspection by appointment with the Clerk
Hard copies from the Clerk
NO
YES
5. Planning and Documents
Responses to Planning ApplicationsInspection by appointment with the Clerk
Hard copies from the Clerk
NO
YES
6. Audit and Accounts
Annual Return form limited to the last Financial YearInspection by appointment with the Clerk
Hard copies from the Clerk
NO
YES
Annual Statutory Report by Auditor (Internal & External) Limited to the last Financial YearInspection by appointment with the Clerk
Hard copies from the Clerk
NO
YES
Receipt/Payment Records of all kinds, Bank Account Statements from all Accounts, limited to the last financial year.Inspection by appointment with the ClerkNO
Precept Request limited to the last financial yearInspection by appointment with the ClerkNO
VAT Records limited to the last financial yearInspection by appointment with the ClerkNO
Financial Standing orders and RegulationsInspection by appointment with the Clerk
Hard copies from the Clerk
NO
YES
Assests Register Including details of Village green, Village Hall and Playing FieldsInspection by appointment with the ClerkNO
Risk AssessmentsInspection by appointment with the Clerk
Hard copies from the Clerk
NO

Exclusions.

Employment Practice and Procedure
Personal records: i.e. Appraisals, Employees specific salary details, disciplinary records, sickness records etc by virtue of being personal data under the data protection act 1998

Planning Documents
Copies of planning consultations, The Development Plan, Structure Plan, Rights of Way and Footpath Maps. All of which are available from the Local Planning and/or Highway Authority

Audit and Accounts
All commercially sensitive information e.g. Quotations and Tenders, Loan Documentation, Insurance Policies.

With regards to Tenders and Quotations, This information is treated as confidential to ensure the whole tender process is fair, i.e If Tender information is released to a third party prior to the end of the Tender period, those who initially submitted tenders could be undercut and/or financially disadvantaged.

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