Open Data

We are committed to publishing as much information and data as we can, free of charge. This Open Transparency area has been created to help us to:

  • Increase openness and transparency.
  • Make the data we hold freely available online (subject to the Data Protection Act).
  • Encourage the public to interact with and use the data that is available.
  • Publish data in a machine readable format so that is can be re-used.

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Audit Reports and Financial Regulations

     
 Exercise of Public Rights
  Annual Governance Statement 2016 / 2017 download
 

Notice of Conclusion of Audit to end of March 2017

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  Annual Governance Statement 2015 / 2016 download
 

Notice of Conclusion of Audit to end of March 2016

download
 

 

 
 

Financial Regulations

download
     

Exercise of Public Rights

     
 Exercise of Public Rights
  Year ended 31st March 2017 download
  Year ended 31st March 2016 download
     

Expenditure over £500

Documents are published monthly and sorted by financial year.

 Parish Council Pending Expenditure Transactions
  2017 - 2018 ongoing download
  2016 - 2017 download
  2015 - 2016 download
     
 Village Hall Pending Expenditure Transactions
  2017 - 2018 ongoing download
  2016 - 2017 download
  2015 - 2016 download
     

Senior Management Salaries

No officer working for the Parish Council is paid sufficient to make the details public under the guidance from national government.

Council Staff Structure

     
 Staff Structure
  View document showing the Council's staff structure download
     

Councillor Allowances and Expenses

No Councillor is paid an allowance with the exception of the Chairman. The Chairman has an allowance of £500 per year to defray the cost of performing this role. All such claims are agreed by the full council and are included in the expenditure list.

Council Contracts

Contracts to business and to the voluntary community and social enterprise sector are detailed.

 Parish Council Contracts
  2017 - 2018 download
  2016 - 2017 download
  2015 - 2016 download
     

Grants Awarded and Received
 

 Grants Awarded and Received
  2016 - 2017 download
  2015 - 2016 download
     

Policies
 

 General Policies
  Adult Safeguarding Policy download
  CCTV Policy and Procedure
 
  Childrens Safeguarding Policy and Procedures
download
  Code of Conduct
 
  Complaints Procedure
download
  Data Protection Policy
 
  Delegate authority in respect of officers
 
  Disclosure and Baring Policy
download
  Filming and Recording at Public Meetings
download
  Information Requests Policy and Procedure
download
  Safeguarding Adults Policy and Procedure
 
  Smoking
download
  Working Parties and Committees
 
     
 Employment Policies
  Adoption Leave Policy  
  Alcohol & Drugs Policy
 
  Bereavement Policy
 
  Dignity at Work Policy
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  Disciplinary Policy
 
  Equal Opportunity Policy
download
  Equal Pay Policy
 
  Flexible Working Policy
 
  Gifts and Hospitality Guidance
download
  Grievance Policy
 
  Harassment Policy
 
  Health & Safety at Work Policy Statement and Anti-bribery statement
 
  Lone Working Guidance
download
  Maternity Policy
 
  Parental Leave Policy
 
  Paternity Leave Policy
 
  Poor Performance Policy & Procedure
 
  Sickness Absence Policy & Procedure
 
  Time off for Dependants Policy
 
  Vehicle Policy
 
  Volunteer Recruitment Policy
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  Whistleblowing Policy
 
     

Countesthorpe Annual Village Meetings

Minutes of these meetings are contained in our Minutes section.

Council Land and Building Assets

Information detailing the location of public land and building assets and key attribute information that is normally recorded on asset registers.

 Council Land and Building Assets
  2016 download
  2015 download
     

Democratic Running

Information about the democratic running of the local council including election results, committee minutes, decision-making processes and records of decisions are contained in our Minutes section.

Data Protection

Where we handle personal information about individuals we have a number of legal obligations to protect that information under the Data Protection Act 1998. We are registered as a Data Handler with the Information Commissioner's Office (Registration Number Z6872480).

All queries should be directed to the Parish Manager to Countesthorpe Parish Council at the Parish Office.
 

 
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