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Freedom of Information

The Information Commissioner has reviewed the original publication scheme, initiated in 2003, and issued a revised model document which this council has adopted from 1st January 2009 and which will take the place of the previous scheme.

This authorities' key responsibilities are to represent the electorate of Glaisdale Parish, to take action within the legal framework and to provide a leadership focus for the community. 

** The headings below set out the classes of information described in the Model Publication Scheme and should not be taken to indicate that Glaisdale Parish Council actually holds any particular class of information. The full schedule, which shows precisely which information and in what format is available, together with any fees chargeable, can be downloaded from this website in PDF format by clicking on the link below.** 

CLICK HERE to download Glaisdale Parish Councils FOI Schedule (in PDF format)

(Organisational information, structures, locations and contacts.)

Who's who on the council and its committees
Contact details for Clerk and Councillors
Location of council offices and accessibility details.
Staffing structure.

(Information on projected & actual income & expenditure, procurement, contracts and Audit.)

Annual return form and Auditors report.
Final Budget
Precept request.
Borrowing approval.
Financial standing orders and regulations
Grants allowed and received.
Current contracts placed and values
Members' allowances and expenses

Strategies, plans, performance indicators, audits, inspections and reviews :

* Parish Plan
* Annual Assembly report
* Quality status
* Local Charters

(Decision making processes and records of decisions.)

Timetables of meetings
Published agendas of meetings
Minutes of meetings.
Reports presented to council meetings (excluding information private to that meeting)
Responses to consultation papers (excluding those made in electronic format (on-line))
Responses to planning applications
Bye Laws.

(Written protocols, policies and procedures by which our responsibilities are delivered)

Policies and Procedures for the conduct of council business:

Procedural Standing Orders
Committee and Sub Committee terms of reference
Delegated authority in respect of Officers
Code of Conduct  
Policy Statements
Policies and Procedures for the provision of services and employment of staff:

Internal policies relating to delivery of services.
Equality & Diversity policy
Health & Safety Policy.
Recruitment Policies (including any current vacancies)
Policies and procedures for handling requests for information.
Complaints procedures:(including those covering requests for information and operation of the publication scheme)

Information security policy
Records management policies
Data protection policies
Schedule of charges (for the publication of information.)

(Those currently maintained only)

Any publicly available register or list.
Assets register.
Disclosure Log
Register of members interests.  
Register of gifts and hospitality.

Currently ... 

Burial grounds and closed churchyards
Community Centres and Village Halls.
Parks, Playing fields and recreational facilities.
Seating, litter bins, clocks memorials and lighting.
Bus Shelters
Public Conveniences.
Agency Agreements.
Services for which the council is entitled to recover a fee.

Disbursement Costs
Statutory Fees

Glaisdale Parish Council

N Yorkshire
YO21 2PW
Tel : 01947 897481

Email  :  clerk@glaisdalepc.org.uk
Online :  www.glaisdalepc.org.uk

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