Official Documents

The documents below include those policies and procedures that govern how we run as a council. The most important ones are:

Standing Orders 2019 – 2020

Operations Committee Terms of Reference 2020-2021

Planning, Licencing & Development Committee Terms of Reference 2020-2021

Services & Communities Committee Terms of Reference 2020-2021

Role of the Ambassador. Leader of the Council and Chairs

Lead Member Roles 2020 to 2021

Social Media Policy

Guidelines for broadcasting or using Social Media at Council meetings

There are also other important documents around how we run our meetings, how our councillors are supported and how we ensure the highest standards:

Code of Conduct 2019

Councillor Allowances and Expenses policy

Information Technology for Councillors Policy

We also have policies that support effective and safe management of the organisation, such as:

Driving at work policy – August 2020

Lone Working policy – August 2020

Health and Safety policy – November 2020

1to1 Supervision and Support policy – August 2020

Absence and leave policy – August 2020

Appraisal and Review Policy – August 2020

Capability and Sickness Management Policy – November 2020

Employment Policy – August 2020

Equal Opportunities and diversity policy – August 2020

Maternity, Paternity, Parental and adoption policy – August 2020

Officers Allowances and Expenses policy – January 2020

Recruitment and Retention Policy- August 2020

Redundancy Policy – January 2020

Security IT Policy – August 2020

Sickness policy – August 2020

Disciplinary Procedure – February 2021

Volunteer Policy and Process – February 2019

Training and Development Policy – August 2020

We also have policies and procedures that make sure we spend your money wisely, have checks in place to make sure money is spent in line with our policies and to make sure we have sufficient insurances to cover any emergencies:

Financial Regulations 2019-2020

Procurement Policy – August 2020

Retention and Disposal Policy

Tendering Procedures 2019-20

Banking Procedures August 2020

And policies that support our service delivery:

Regeneration Policy

Early Years and Children Provision in Woughton

Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

Information Policy

FOI Publication Scheme 2019-2020

Comments, Compliments & Complaints Policy

Declaration of Gifts and Hospitality

We will update our policies and documents page as we review them. If there are other documents that you would like to see, please contact us.