Policies and Procedures

Details on the governance and procedures of Parish Councils can be found in the Local Government Act 1972, the Localism Act 2011 (overview) and the Transparency Code for Smaller Authorities.  A guide for good governance is also provided in the Governance Toolkit for Parish & Town Councils, produced in partnership between the National Association of Local Councils, the Society of Local Council Clerks, Standards for England and the Association of Council Secretaries and Solicitors and is endorsed by the Local Government Association (2009).
Bishops Clyst Parish Council is a member of the Devon Association of Local Councils and the National Association of Local Councils which provide support and training for the Parish Councillors and the Parish Clerk.

Meeting Guidelines.docx

Standing Orders 2018.docx

Complaints Procedure.docx

Dispensation Procedure Guide FINAL.doc

Finance Group Terms of Reference 2018.docx

Financial Regulations 2018Final.doc

Data Protection Policy 2018.docx

Residents Privacy Notice.docx

Staff Privacy Notice.docx

Risk Assessment Jan 2014.doc

Risk Management Policy May 2018.doc

Employees Code of Conduct.docx

Members Code of Conduct.docx

Standards & Personnel Committee terms of reference2018.docx

Disciplinary Policy 2018.doc

Grievance Policy 2018.docx

Equality and Diversity Policy 2018.docx

Expenses Policy 2018.docx

Health & Safety Policy 2018.docx

Training and Development Policy 2018.docx

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