List of Key Non-Meeting Documents

Hindolveston Parish Council is your local authority and is a legal entity in its own right but it is made up of councillors. It does have specific statutory duties and quite a variety of powers. In fulfilling its duties, the Parish Council must work within a legal framework and adhere to a number of directives. These are written mostly by the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) or the Department for Communities and Local Government. For ease of reference these are listed here.

NALC Standing Orders adopted by Hindolveston Parish Council on 18 June 2015 and revised into version 1.1 by the Parish Council on 16 March 2017

NALC Code of Conduct adopted by Hindolveston Parish Council on 20 September 2012

NALC Financial Regulations adopted by Hindolveston Parish Council on 18 June 2015

Annual Governance Statement – This is confirmed by the Parish Council at the Annual Parish Council meeting and forms part of the Annual Return to the External Auditors. It was last confirmed in May 2017.

Department for Communities and Local Government Transparency Code for Smaller Authorities issued Dec 2014 came into effect Apr 2015

Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)

Register of Members Interest Form

Parish Councillors’ Responsibilities and Subsidiary Roles. This provides a high level description of the subsidiary duties carried out by Parish Councillors and other members of  the public in support of the community. In some cases the roles are linked to policy/ protocol documents but the remainder are left undefined. Last updated in August 2017

Planning Protocol adopted by Hindolveston Parish Council in February 2017

The Parish Council creates and updates various other village specific documents to provide guidance/ instructions on the performance of its duties. For ease of reference these are listed below and available for download by clicking on the document titles.

Website Management Policy adopted by Hindolveston Parish Council in March 2017

Hindolveston PC Asset Register last updated May 2017

Traffic Speed Management Policy adopted by Hindolveston Parish Council in June 2017, and was last updated in September 2017

Hindolveston PC Risk Assessment updated annually, last updated May 2017

Recreation Ground Play Area RoSPA Inspection dated June 2017