Freedom of Information

Freedom of Information Act Model Publication Scheme
Freedom_of_Information
Guide to Information available from
Compton Dundon Parish Council
 
This Publication Scheme was adopted by resolution of the
Compton Dundon Parish Council at its meeting held on Wednesday 3rd December 2008
 
Information to be published
How the information can be obtained
Cost
See Schedule of charges
Class 1 – Who we are and what we do
(Organisational information, structures, locations and contacts)
This will be current information only
                                   
N.B. Councils should already be publishing as much information as possible about how they can be contacted.
Website
Who’s who on the Council and its Committees
Website or Hard Copy
Contact details for Parish Clerk and Council members (named contacts where possible with telephone number and email address (if used))
Website or Hard Copy
Location of main Council office and accessibility details
Website
Staffing structure
Hard Copy
Class 2 – What we spend and how we spend it
(Financial information relating to projected and actual income and expenditure, procurement, contracts and financial audit)
Current and previous financial year as a minimum
Hard Copy
Annual return form and report by auditor
Hard Copy
Finalised budget
Hard Copy
Precept
Hard Copy
Financial Standing Orders and Regulations
Hard Copy
Grants given and received
Hard Copy
Class 3 – What our priorities are and how we are doing
(Strategies and plans, performance indicators, audits, inspections and reviews)
Website or Hard Copy
Parish Plan (not produced yet)
Website or Hard Copy
Class 4 – How we make decisions
(Decision making processes and records of decisions)
Current and previous council year as a minimum
Minutes available on Website or Hard Copy.
Timetable of meetings (Council, any committee/sub-committee meetings and parish meetings)
Website or Hard Copy.
Agendas of meetings (as above)
Hard Copy
Minutes of meetings (as above) – N.B this will exclude information that is properly regarded as private to the meeting.
Website or Hard Copy
Reports presented to council meetings – N.B. this will exclude information that is properly regarded as private to the meeting.
Hard Copy
Responses to consultation papers
Hard Copy
Responses to planning applications
Hard Copy
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
Code of Conduct
Policy statements
Hard Copy
Hard Copy
Hard Copy
Policies and procedures for the provision of services and about the employment of staff:
Equality and diversity 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)
Hard Copy
Hard Copy
Hard Copy
Hard Copy
Records management policies (records retention, destruction and archive)
Hard Copy
Data protection policies
Hard copy
Schedule of charges (for the publication of information)
Website
Class 6 – Lists and Registers
Currently maintained lists and registers only
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)
Hard Copy
Register of members’ interests
Hard Copy
Register of gifts and hospitality
Hard Copy
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
Hard copy
CONTACT DETAILS:
 

Mr Stanislaw Berkieta,

Castlebrook House,

Castlebrook,

Compton Dundon,

Somerset. TA11 6PR

Tel: 01458 448921

Email: comptondundonclerk@gmail.com

 
SCHEDULE OF CHARGES
 
TYPE OF CHARGE
DESCRIPTION
BASIS OF CHARGE
Photocopying or printing
A4 Black and white page @ 10p per page
Actual cost to the council
Photocopying or printing
A4 Colour page @ 50p per page
Actual cost to the council
Postage Costs
Postage Stamps
Actual cost of Royal Mail standard 2nd Class
Stationery Costs
Standard small letter 5p; A4 envelope 10p
Actual cost to the council