Freedom of Information Act

Information to be published How the information can be obtained Cost
Class 1 – Who we are and what we do
(Organisational information, structures, locations and contacts)
This will be current information only.
Website See schedule below
Who’s who on the Council and it’s Working Groups Website, Office, Notice Board
Contact details for Parish Clerk and Council members (named contacts where possible with telephone number and email address (if used)) Website. Office, Notice Board
Location of main Council office and accessibility details Website
Staffing structure (Clerk) Office
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
Website and Office
Annual return form and report by auditor Website and Office
Finalised budget Website and Office
Precept Website and Office
Financial Standing Orders and Regulations Website and Office
Grants given and received. Office
List of current contracts awarded and value of contact
Members allowances and expenses – N/A
Class 3 – What our priorities are and how we are doing. Non accredited Council
Parish Plan N/A
Annual Report to Parish or Community Meeting Website and Office
Quality status N/A
Local charters drawn up in accordance with LG guidelines None
Class 4 – How we make decisions
(Decision making processes and records of decisions)
Current and previous council year
Website and Office
Timetable of meetings (Council and Parish Meetings) Website, Office, Notice Board.
Agendas of meetings (as above) Website, Office, Notice Board.
Minutes of meetings (as above) – N.B. this will exclude information that is properly regarded as private to the meeting. Website and Office
Reports presented to council meetings – N.B. this will exclude information that is properly regarded as private to the meeting. Office
Responses to consultation papers Website and Office
Responses to planning applications Website and Office
Bye-laws None
Class 5 – Our policies and procedures
(Current written protocols, policies and procedures for delivering our services and responsibilities) Current information only.
Policies and procedures for the conduct of council business:
Procedural Standing Orders
Code of Conduct
Website and Office
Website and Office
Policies and procedures for the provision of services and about the employment of staff: Internal policies relating to the delivery of services, equality and diversity policy
Policies and procedures for handling requests for information. Complaints procedures (including requests for information, and publication scheme.
Information Security.
Records management (records retention, destruction and archive) Office
Data protection Office
Schedule of charges (for the publication of information) Website and Office
Class 6 – Lists and Registers
Currently maintained lists and registers only.
Website and Office
Any publicly available register or list Office
Assets Register Website and Office
Disclosure Log (indicating the information that has been provided in response to requests)
Register of Members interests
Register of Gifts and hospitality
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.
Website and Office
Allotments N/A
Community centres Parish Fields website
Parks, playing fields and recreational facilities Website and Office
Seating, litter bins, clocks, memorials and lighting Website and Office
Bus shelters Website and Office
A summary of services for which the council is entitled to recover a fee, together with those fees Office
Additional Information
Contact details – Mrs G Loach – Clerk to the Council
Parish Office, Youth and Community Building,
Parish Fields, Plough Corner,
Little Clacton. CO16 9ND
01255 863775


Type Of Charge


Basis Of Charge

Disbursement cost

Photocopying @ 5p per sheet (black & white)


Actual cost*

Actual cost of Royal Mail standard 2ndclass

Statutory Fee

Research and compiling a file

£10.00 under Section 7PDA 1998 SAR

‘>Subject Access Request’ and Section 1 DPA 2000 ‘Public Authority’ Section 45 Code of Practice under Part 1 F.O.I Act 2000.