Freedom of information - (last updated 16/05/2009)

Model Publication Scheme

Information available from Buckworth Parish Council

under the model publication scheme

 

Information to be published

How the information can be obtained

Cost

Class1 - Who we are and what we do

(Organisational information, structures, locations and contacts)

This will be current information only

 

 

Who’s who on the Council and its Committees

Website

Hard Copy

Free

2p per copy plus postage

Contact details for Parish Clerk and Council members (named contacts where possible with telephone number and email address (if used))

Website

Hard Copy

Free

2p per copy plus postage

Location of main Council office and accessibility details

Website

Hard Copy

Free

2p per copy plus postage

Staffing structure

Website

Hard Copy

Free

2p per copy plus postage

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

 

 

Annual return form and report by auditor

Hard Copy

2p per copy plus postage

Finalised budget

Hard Copy

2p per copy plus postage

Precept

Hard Copy

2p per copy plus postage

Borrowing Approval letter

Hard Copy

2p per copy plus postage

Financial Standing Orders and Regulations

Hard Copy

2p per copy plus postage

Grants given and received

Hard copy

2p per copy plus postage

List of current contracts awarded and value of contract

Hard Copy

2p per copy plus postage

Members’ allowances and expenses

Hard Copy

2p per copy plus postage

Class 3 – What our priorities are and how we are doing

(Strategies and plans, performance indicators, audits, inspections and reviews)

 

 

 

Parish Plan  (none)

 

 

Annual Report to Parish or Community Meeting (current and previous year as a minimum)

Website

Hard Copy

Free

2p per copy plus postage

Quality status  none

 

 

Class 4 – How we make decisions

(Decision making processes and records of decisions)

Current and previous council year as a minimum

 

 

 

Timetable of meetings (Council, any committee/sub-committee meetings and parish meetings)

Hard Copy

2p per copy plus postage

Agendas of meetings (as above)

Website

Hard Copy

Free

2p per copy plus postage

Minutes of meetings (as above) – nb this will exclude information that is properly regarded as private to the meeting.

Website

Hard Copy

Free

2p per copy plus postage

Reports presented to council meetings - nb this will exclude information that is properly regarded as private to the meeting.

Hard Copy

2p per copy plus postage

Responses to consultation papers

Hard Copy

2p per copy plus postage

Responses to planning applications

Hard Copy

2p per copy plus postage

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

Committee and sub-committee terms of reference

Delegated authority in respect of officers

Code of Conduct

Policy statements

 

 

 

Hard Copy

Hard Copy

Hard Copy

Hard Copy

Hard Copy

 

 

2p per copy plus postage

Policies and procedures for the provision of services and about the employment of staff:

 

Internal policies relating to the delivery of services

Equality and diversity policy

Health and safety 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

Hard Copy

Hard Copy

 

 

 

2p per copy plus postage

Information security policy

Hard Copy

2p per copy plus postage

Records management policies (records retention, destruction and archive)

Hard Copy

2p per copy plus postage

Data protection policies

Hard Copy

2p per copy plus postage

Schedule of charges )for the publication of information)

Website

Hard Copy

2p per copy plus postage

2p per copy plus postage

Any publicly available register or list (if any are held this should be publicised; in most circumstances existing access provisions will suffice)

Hard Copy

2p per copy plus postage

Assets Register

Hard Copy

2p per copy plus postage

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)

Not applicable

 

Register of members’ interests

Not applicable

 

Register of gifts and hospitality

Not applicable

 

 

 

 

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

N/A

 

Burial grounds and closed churchyards

N/A

 

Community centres and village halls

N/A

 

Parks, playing fields and recreational facilities

N/A

 

Seating, litter bins, clocks, memorials and lighting

Hard Copy

2p per copy plus postage

Bus shelters

Hard Copy

2p per copy plus postage

Markets

N/A

 

Public conveniences

N/A

 

Agency agreements

N/A

 

A summary of services for which the council is entitled to recover a fee, together with those fees (e.g. burial fees)

N/A

 

 

 

 

Additional Information

This will provide Councils with the opportunity to publish information that is not itemised in the lists above

 

 

Village Design Statement

N/A

 

The Buckworth Experience Book (a Millennium funded project)

website

£5 if available

 

 

Contact details:

Buckworth Parish Council

Peacehaven  

Barham Road

Buckworth

Huntingdon

Cambs

PE28 5AN

 

Tel 01480 890982

Email: pc-hcooper@supanet.com

Web site www.Buckworth.org.uk

 

 

Schedule of Charges

Dcescribes how the charges have been arrived at and should be published as part of the guide.

 

 

TYPE OF CHARGE

DESCRIPTION

BASIS OF CHARGE

Disbursement cost

Photocopying @ 2.p per sheet (black & white)

Actual cost  -2p

 

Postage

Actual cost of Royal Mail standard 2nd class

Other

 

Cost of printing

 

 

Cost of printing