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Wrightington Parish Council

Model Publication Scheme

Information available from Wrightington Parish Council under the Model Publication Scheme


Class1 - Who we are and what we do

Information to be published How the information can be obtained Cost
(Organisational information, structures, locations and contacts)
This will be current information only
Hard Copy/Website/Other
Website - Download Free
Hard Copy – Contact Clerk 20 pence per single side
Who’s who on the Council and its Committees Website - Download Free
Hard Copy – Contact Clerk 20 pence per single side
Contact details for Parish Clerk and Council members (named contacts where possible with telephone number and email address (if used)) Website - Download Free
Hard Copy – Contact Clerk 20 pence per single side
Location of main Council office and accessibility details Website - Download Free
Hard Copy – Contact Clerk 20 pence per single side
Staffing structure Clerk – only employee
By Inspection

Class 2 – What we spend and how we spend it

Information to be published How the information can be obtained Cost
(Financial information relating to projected and actual income and expenditure, procurement, contracts and financial audit)
Current and previous financial year as a minimum
Hard Copy/Website/Other
Website - Download Free
Hard Copy – Contact Clerk 20 pence per single side
Annual return form and report by auditor Hard Copy – Contact Clerk 20 pence per single side
Finalised budget Hard Copy – Contact Clerk 20 pence per single side
Precept Stated in Parish Council Minutes:
Website - Download Free
Hard Copy – Contact Clerk 20 pence per single side
Borrowing Approval letter Not Applicable
Financial Standing Orders and Regulations Website - Download Free
Hard Copy – Contact Clerk 20 pence per single side
Grants given and received Stated in Parish Council Minutes:
Website - Download Free
Hard Copy – Contact Clerk 20 pence per single side

Class 3 – What our priorities are and how we are doing

Information to be published How the information can be obtained Cost
(Strategies and plans, performance indicators, audits, inspections and reviews) Stated in Parish Council Minutes:
Website - Download Free
Hard Copy – Contact Clerk 20 pence per single side
Parish Plan (current and previous year as a minimum) Hard Copy – Contact Clerk Cost of postage-whilst stocks of the document remain
Annual Report to Parish or Community Meeting (current and previous year as a minimum) Website - Download Free
Hard Copy – Contact Clerk 20 pence per single side
Quality status NOT ACHIEVED AT THE MOMENT NOT APPLICABLE
Local charters drawn up in accordance with DCLG guidelines Not Applicable

Class 4 – How we make decisions

Information to be published How the information can be obtained Cost
(Decision making processes and records of decisions)
Current and previous council year as a minimum
Parish Council Standing Orders:
Website - Download Free
Hard Copy – Contact Clerk 20 pence per single side
Timetable of meetings (Council, any committee/sub-committee meetings and parish meetings) Can be viewed in Parish Council Notice Boards
Website - Download Free
Hard Copy – Contact Clerk 20 pence per single side
Agendas of meetings (as above) Can be viewed in Parish Council Notice Boards
Hard Copy – Contact Clerk 20 pence per single side
Minutes of meetings (as above) – nb: this will exclude information that is properly regarded as private to the meeting. Can be viewed in Parish Council Notice Boards
Website - Download Free
Hard Copy – Contact Clerk 20 pence per single side
Reports presented to council meetings – nb: this will exclude information that is properly regarded as private to the meeting. Detailed in Parish Council Minutes:
Website - Download Free
Hard Copy – Contact Clerk 20 pence per single side
Responses to consultation papers Detailed in Parish Council Minutes:
Website - Download Free
Hard Copy – Contact Clerk 20 pence per single side
Responses to planning applications Detailed in Parish Council Minutes:
Website - Download Free
Hard Copy – Contact Clerk 20 pence per single side
Bye-laws Not Applicable

Class 5 – Our policies and procedures

Information to be published How the information can be obtained Cost
(Current written protocols, policies and procedures for delivering our services and responsibilities)
Current information only
Hard Copy/Website/Other
Policies and procedures for the conduct of council business:
  • Procedural standing orders
  • Committee and sub-committee terms of reference
  • Delegated authority in respect of officers
  • Code of Conduct
  • Policy statements
Hard Copy – Contact Clerk 20 pence per single side
todo Hard Copy – Contact Clerk 20 pence per single side
Information security policy Nothing Specific
Records management policies (records retention, destruction and archive) Policy documentation available for inspection – Contact Clerk
Data protection policies In line with the Data Protection Act
Schedule of charges (for the publication of information) See details at end of this document

Class 6 – Lists and Registers

Information to be published How the information can be obtained Cost
Currently maintained lists and registers only (hard copy/website; some information may only be available by inspection)
Any publicly available register or list (if any are held this should be publicised; in most circumstances existing access provisions will suffice) NONE HELD
Assets Register By Inspection
Hard Copy – Contact Clerk 20 pence per single side
Disclosure log (indicating the information that has been provided in response to requests; recommended as good practice, but may not be held by parish councils) None Held by Council
Register of members’ interests By Inspection
Hard Copy – Contact Clerk 20 pence per single side
Register of gifts and hospitality By Inspection
Hard Copy – Contact Clerk 20 pence per single side

Class 7 – The services we offer

Information to be published How the information can be obtained Cost
(Information about the services we offer, including leaflets, guidance and newsletters produced for the public and businesses)
Current information only
(hard copy/website; some information may only be available by inspection)
Allotments Not Applicable
Burial grounds and closed churchyards Not Applicable
Community centres and village halls Available for inspection – Contact Clerk
Parks, playing fields and recreational facilities Not Applicable
Seating, litter bins, clocks, memorials and lighting List available for inspection – Contact Clerk
Bus shelters List available for inspection – Contact Clerk
Markets Not Applicable
Public conveniences Not Applicable
Agency agreements Available for inspection – Contact Clerk
A summary of services for which the council is entitled to recover a fee, together with those fees (e.g. burial fees) Not Applicable

Additional Information

Information to be published How the information can be obtained Cost
This will provide Councils with the opportunity to publish information that is not itemised in the lists above

Contact details:

Documentation will be made available for inspection by local electors between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday.
A prior appointment should be made in writing to:
Mrs C A Cross
Clerk to Wrightington Parish Council
321 Preston Road
Standish
WIGAN
WN6 0QB
Tel:01257 423128
Email: Carolyn.parishcouncil@googlemail.com

Schedule Of Charges

This describes how the charges have been arrived at:

TYPE OF CHARGE DESCRIPTION BASIS OF CHARGE
Disbursement cost Photocopying @@ 20p per A4 sheet (black & white) Actual cost * - cost of time, paper and ink
Photocopying @@ 40p per A4 sheet (colour) Actual cost * - cost of time, paper and ink
Postage Actual cost of Royal Mail standard 1st or 2nd class as agreed with the addressee
Statutory Fee In accordance with the relevant legislation (quote the actual statute)
Other Items larger than A4 Re-charged at cost to Parish Council