Financial Information

The Local Government Transparency Code for smaller authorities 2014 sets out the minimum data that local authorities, including Parish Councils, should be publishing, the frequency it should be published and how it should be published. The Transparency Code is issued to meet the government’s desire to place more power into citizens’ hands to increase democratic accountability. It … Read more

Parish Council Annual Return FY15/16 – Exercise of Public Rights

       Parish Council Annual Return FY15/16        Parish Council Annual Return FY15/16 – additional notes The attached files show the Annual Return with additional notes as submitted for external audit. They also include details of the Period for the Exercise of Public Rights during which the accounts can be inspected.

Freedom of Information

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 provides public access to information held by public authorities, including parish councils. In April 2008 the Information Commissioner released the Model Publication Scheme which calls upon public authorities to proactively publish information, as well as respond to requests from interested parties. Fivehead Parish Council adopted this scheme. As a result … Read more