Freedom of Information

Freedom of Information

Information available from Wendlebury Parish Council under the model publication scheme.

The following table lists the information published by the Parish Council. The definitive record is held by the Parish Clerk and all documents can be viewed by arrangement. Copies are obtainable based on a cost of 0.5p per photocopied sheet and some documents are available on this web site.
Latest documents are also displayed on the village notice board by the telephone box.

All requests for information must be made in writing to the Parish Clerk. Hardcopy available for viewing from the Parish Clerk, c/o 21 St Giles Close, Wendlebury telephone 01869 243370 or e-mail ParkShir@aol.com. Viewing of documents to take place at a suitable venue – the Village Hall if available with the Parish Clerk and 1 Councillor in attendance.

Information available from Wendlebury Parish Council under the model publication scheme.
ClassInformation to be publishedHow the information can be obtained
class1 – 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.
(hard copy and/or website)
  Who’s who on the Council and its Committees Hard copy /website/NB
  Contact details for Parish Clerk and Council members (named contacts where possible with telephone number and email address (if used)) Hard copy/website/NB
  Location of main Council office and accessibility details n/a
  Staffing structure n/a
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 and/or website)
  Annual return form and report by auditor Hard copy
  Finalised budget Hard copy
  Precept Hard copy
  Borrowing Approval letter n/a
  Financial Standing Orders and Regulations n/a
  Grants given Hard copy
  List of current contracts awarded and value of contract n/a
  Members’ allowances and expenses Hard copy
Class 3 – What our priorities are and how we are doing
(Strategies and plans, performance indicators, audits, inspections and reviews) (hard copy or website)
  Parish Plan (current and previous year as a minimum) Hard copy
  Annual Report to Parish or Community Meeting (current and previous year as a minimum) Hard copy/website
  Quality status n/a
  Local charters drawn up in accordance with DCLG guidelines n/a
Class 4 – How we make decisions
(Decision making processes and records of decisions)
Current and previous council year as a minimum
(hard copy or website)
  Timetable of meetings (Council, any committee/sub-committee meetings and parish meetings) Hard copy/website/NB
  Agendas of meetings (as above) Hard copy/website/NB
  Minutes of meetings (as above) – nb this will exclude information that is properly regarded as private to the meeting. Hard copy/website/NB
  Reports presented to council meetings – nb 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
  Bye-laws n/a
Class 5 – Our policies and procedures
(Current written protocols, policies and procedures for delivering our services and responsibilities)
Current information only
(hard copy or website)
n/a
  Policies and procedures for the conduct of council business:
Code of Conduct
Hard copy
  Policies and procedures for the provision of services and about the employment of staff: Policies and procedures for handling requests for information Complaints procedures (including those covering requests for information and operating the publication scheme) Hard copy
  Records management policies (records retention, destruction and archive) Hard copy
  Schedule of charges )for the publication of information) See end of document
Class 6 – Lists and Registers
Currently maintained lists and registers only
(hard copy or website; some information may only be available by inspection)
Any publicly available register or list (if any are held this should be publicised; in most circumstances existing access provisions will suffice)
 
  Assets Register Hard copy
  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
(hard copy or website; some information may only be available by inspection)
  Community centres and village halls Administered by Village Hall committee
  Seating, litter bins Hard copy
  Bus shelters n/a
  Markets n/a
SCHEDULE OF CHARGES
This describes 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 @ .5.p per sheet (black & white) Actual cost
  Postage Actual cost of Royal Mail standard 2nd class
Statutory Fee   In accordance with the relevant legislation (quote the actual statute)