Council Procedures

Breage Parish Council - Procedures

In recent years the council has developed a number of other important strategies to assist with the effective delivery of local services within its area.

These are available for viewing or downloading in Adobe PDF format. Just click on any of the strategy documents below to view them.

Council Procedures

BPC Standing Orders Revised September 2018
These determine the way that the council and its meetings operate.

Code of Conduct revised 7 June 2016
All councillors must abide by this, which includes a requirement for councillors to declare various interests.

Assets Register 2019-2020
This contains details of everything owned by the council.

Risk Assessment 2017
This document ensures that the council has taken the necessary steps to protect its assets, and to ensure its continuing operation and financial viability.

Freedom of Information Act – Publication Scheme
This has been prepared and approved by the Information Commissioner, and commits the council to make information available to the public as part of its normal business activities.

Equality and Diversity Policy 2015
The purpose of this policy is to provide equal opportunities to all employees, irrespective of their gender, race, ethnic origin, disability, age, nationality, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, marital status or social class.

Health & Safety Policy updated 2016
The council’s policy is to provide and maintain safe and healthy working conditions, equipment and systems of work for our employees, and to provide such information, instruction, training and supervision as they need for this purpose.

Press and Media Policy
The purpose of this policy is to define the roles and responsibilities within the Council for working with the media and deals with the day-to-day relationship between the Council and the media.

Complaints Procedure and Policy
Breage Parish Council is committed to providing its services to as high a standard as possible but please bring any shortcomings to the Council’s notice so that it may have the opportunity to resolve your issue; learn from its mistakes so that they may be prevented in future and review policies and procedures where necessary.