As a statutory body, the Parish Council must act in accordance with specific law relating to local authorities.  To do this it helps to have some form of established procedure and corporate ‘memory’ to guide the council towards making good, transparent decisions within the local authority structure.

Documents used by the Parish Council to establish procedure and direct standards include the following:

Standing Orders as at May 2017

Financial Regulations amended 2017-05

Members Code of Conduct, July 2012

Working Party Terms of Reference

Planning Committee Terms of Reference 2017-05

Delegation Scheme to the Clerk 2017-06

Other policies include the following:

BGPC Complaints procedure   BGPC Complaints procedure form

Child Protection Policy 16-02-03

Equal Opportunities Policy revised 1702

Freedom of Information policy

Grant awarding policy from 2016-11

Publication Scheme 2017-05

Training Policy