Porlock Parish Council

Information Available under the
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT

Under the requirements of the above Act information on the following documents is available to members of the public on request from the Clerk at the address below, or by visiting the Parish Room at the Old School Centre on Wednesdays between 10am and 1pm.

A photocopying charge of 10p per A4 sheet will be made and postage, if relevant, charged at 2nd. class rate.

Class 1 – Council structure and organisation

Contact details: Clerk to the Council, Mrs. C. Fitzgerald, Seapoint, Upway, Porlock, TA24 8QE
Tel: 01643 862289 e-mail: porlockpc@porlock.org. Council web-site www.porlock.org/porlockpc

Class 2 – Council expenditure

Current and previous year’s accounts.  Annual return form and audit report.
Finalised budget and precept. Financial Standing Orders & Regulations. Grants given and received. Members’ allowances and expenses. List of current contracts awarded.

Class 3 – Strategies and Plans, Audit, Inspections and Reviews

Parish Plan. Annual Report to parish.

Class 4 – Decision making processes and records of decisions

Timetables of Meetings. Agendas of Meetings. Minutes of Meetings. Reports presented to Council Meetings. Responses to consultation papers.  Response to planning applications. Bye-laws.

Class 5 – Policies and procedures

Standing Orders. Code of Conduct. Policy Statements: Equality & Diversity policy. Policies & procedures for handling requests for information. Complaints procedure. Risk Assessment. Schedule of charges for the publication of information. Employment practice and procedures.

Class 6 – Lists and Registers

Currently maintained lists and registers only. Any publicly available list or register. Register of Members’ interests.  Register of gifts and hospitality. Assets register.

Class 7 – Services offered by the Council

Cemetery at Hawkcombe and associated burial fees. Closed churchyard (St. Dubricius). Old School Centre. Seating. Litter bins. War Memorial. Lighting. Agency agreements.