RESOLUTIONS PASSED 2002/2010

CODE OF CONDUCT

In accordance with section 51 of the Local Government Act 2000, this Council adopts all the mandatory provisions of the Model Code of Conduct set out in the Parish Councils (Model Code of Conduct) Order 2001 as its local code of conduct, to take effect as from 1st May 2002.
Resolution passed 19th March 2002

RACE RELATIONS ACT 1976 (AMENDMENT ACT 2000)

In accordance with the Race Relations Act 1976 (Amendment Act 2000), this Council resolves to meet with a general duty to promote race equality, eliminate unlawful racial discrimination, promote equality of opportunity and promote good race relations between people of different racial groups. It resolves to be bound by this duty in all relevant functions and related policies.
Resolution passed 21st January 2003

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 PUBLICATION SCHEME

The Council acknowledges the duty placed upon it by the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to adopt and maintain a publication scheme. The Council resolves to adopt the Model Scheme for Local Councils (Core classes, plus optional information within core classes).
Resolution passed 21st January 2003.

CRIME AND DISORDER ACT 1998

In accordance with the Crime and Disorder Act 1998, this Council resolves to do all it reasonably can to prevent crime and disorder in its area, to work with the police on any crime reduction strategies and exercise its functions with due regard to the likely effect on crime and disorder.
Resolution passed 21st January 2003

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES POLICY

No member of the public, job applicant, elected member or employee shall receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, sexual orientation, marital status or disability.
Policy adopted on 21st January 2003

HUMAN RIGHTS ACT 1998

This Council resolves to bear in mind Human Rights when making decisions and when considered relevant, it should be noted in the minutes.
Resolution passed on 21st January 2003

DISABILITY DISCRIMATION ACT 1995

This Council resolves to be aware and take 'reasonable steps' to change practices, policies or procedures to make services available to the disabled.
Resolution passed on 21st January 2003

GENERAL STATEMENT ON EVERY AGENDA

Members are reminded that the Council has a general duty to consider the following matters in the exercise of any of its functions - Equal Opportunities (race, gender, sexual orientation, marital status and any disability), Crime and Disorder, Health and Safety and Human Rights.
Resolution passed on 21st January 2003

DATA PROTECTION ACT

Following SALC's advice the Council acknowledges the need to notify and agreed the Clerk should make an application to the Information Commissioner. There is a 35 annual charge.
Minutes 21st January 2003

BEST VALUE POLICY ADOPTED

Best Value places a duty on the Parish Council to deliver services to clear set standards covering both cost and quality by the most effective, economic means available. The Parish Council must: ensure it has the 'power' to take decisions; ensure Section 137 requirements are met; obtain three comparable quotations for any services/works required and ensure reason for decision to choose a particular service/work is minuted.
Adopted 18th February 2003

1998 DATA PROTECTION ACT 1998

In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 the Council has resolved to maintain the confidentiality of any personal information within its record system. Please see separate policy statement.
Resolution passed 16th March 2010

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000

The Council acknowledges the duty placed on it by the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to adopt and maintain a publication scheme. The Council resolved to adopt the Model Publication Scheme for Local Councils. Please see separate policy statement.
Resolution passed 16th March 2010