• Bamford and Thornhill from Shatton Moor

  • The Green, Bamford

  • The Moot, Thornhill

  • Bamford Village Institute

  • Thornhill Trail

  • Slack Lane, Thornhill

  • Behind The Anglers Rest and Post Office

  • Ladybower Reservoir from Bamford Edge

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 2000, section 19(1), states:

It shall be the duty of every public authority—

  1. to adopt and maintain a scheme which relates to the publication of information by the authority and is approved by the Commissioner (in this Act referred to as a “publication scheme”),
  2. to publish information in accordance with its publication scheme, and
  3. from time to time to review its publication scheme.

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Accordingly, the Parish Council will make the information listed in the scheme below available unless:

  • it does not hold the information;
  • the information is exempt under one of the FOIA exemptions or Environmental Information Regulations exceptions, or its release is prohibited by another statute;
  • the information is readily and publicly available from an external website; the Parish Council will provide a direct link to that information;
  • the information is archived, out of date or otherwise inaccessible; or,
  • it would be impractical or resource-intensive to prepare the material for routine release.
Information required to be published How the information can be obtained Cost

Class1 - Who we are and what we do

  • Who’s who on the Council and its committees
  • Contact details for Parish Clerk

bamfordwiththornhill-pc.gov.uk

Nil

  • Staffing structure
There is a Parish Clerk/Financial Officer and a Parish Handyperson. Both posts are part-time.  

Class 2 – What we spend and how we spend it

  • Annual return form and report by auditor

 

bamfordwiththornhill-pc.gov.uk

 

Nil

  • Finalised budget
  • Precept
  • Financial Standing Orders and Regulations
  • Grants given and received
  • List of current contracts awarded and value of contract
  • Members’ allowances and expenses
On application to the Parish Clerk Nil
  • Borrowing Approval letter
The Council has no borrowings.  

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

  • Annual Report to Parish Meeting

 

bamfordwiththornhill-pc.gov.uk

 

Nil

  • Parish Plan
On application to the Parish Clerk Nil
  • Quality status
The Council doesn’t participate in the Local Council Award Scheme.  
  • Local charters drawn up in accordance with DCLG guidelines
There are none.  

Class 4 – How we make decisions

  • Agendas of meetings
  • Minutes of meetings - excluding any confidential minutes
  • Dates and times of meetings

bamfordwiththornhill-pc.gov.uk

Nil

  • Reports presented to council meetings - excluding confidential items Responses to consultation papers
On application to the Parish Clerk Nil
  • Responses to planning applications
Are shown under each item at pam.peakdistrict.gov.uk Nil
  • Bye-laws
There are no Parish Council bye-laws.  

Class 5 – Our policies and procedures

  • Procedural standing orders
  • Committee and sub-committee terms of reference
  • Delegated authority in respect of officers
  • Code of Conduct
  • Policy statements
  • Internal instructions to staff & policies relating to the delivery of services
  • Equality and diversity policy
  • Health and safety policy
  • Recruitment policies
  • Policies and procedures for handling requests for information
  • Complaints procedures
  • Information security & data protection policies
  • Records management policies

On application to the Parish Clerk

Nil

  • Schedule of charges
The Council has no schedule of charges.  

Class 6 – Lists and Registers

  • Assets register
  • Register of members’ interests

bamfordwiththornhill-pc.gov.uk

Nil

  • Register of gifts and hospitality
  • Any publicly available register or list
On application to the Parish Clerk Nil

Class 7 – The services we offer

  • Gardens and Seating
  • Memorials
  • Bus shelters
  • Agency agreements

On application to the Parish Clerk

Nil