Freedom of Information Act

The Publication Scheme, which was revised in 2009, is a guide to the information we hold.

Who’s who on the parish council and its committees

Classes of information available for inspectionHow it can be obtainedCost
Who’s who on the Council and its CommitteesWebsite/Parish NewsN/A
Contact details for Parish Clerk and Council members named contacts where possible with telephone number and email address (if used)Website/Parish NewsN/A
Location of main Council office and accessibility detailsWebsite/Parish NewsN/A
Staffing structureHard copy via Council Office(if copied)50p per sheet

What we spend and how we spend it

Classes of information available for inspectionHow it can be obtainedCost
Annual return form and report by auditorArrangements to view via Council Office50p per sheet if copied
Finalised budgetArrangements to view via Council Office50p per sheet if copied
PreceptArrangements to view via Council Office50p per sheet if copied
Borrowing Approval letterN/A50p per sheet if copied
Financial Standing Orders and RegulationsArrangements to view via Council OfficeN/A
Grants given and receivedArrangements to view via Council Office50p per sheet if copied
List of current contracts awarded and value of contractArrangements to view via Council Office50p per sheet if copied
Members’ allowances and expensesArrangements to view via Council Office50p per sheet if copied

What our priorities are and how we are doing

Classes of information available for inspectionHow it can be obtainedCost
Parish PlanArrangements to view via Council Office50p per sheet if copied
Annual Report to ParishArrangements to view via Council Office50p per sheet if copied

How we make decisions

Classes of information available for inspectionHow it can be obtainedCost
Minutes of meetingsWebsite/PC notice boards/library/PC office50p per sheet if copied
Responses to planning applicationsContained in minutes – view as above50p per sheet if copied
Bye-lawsArrangements to view via Council Office( if copied)50p per sheet if copied
Policies and procedures for the conduct of council businessN/AN/A
Procedural standing ordersArrangements to view via Council Office( if copied)50p per sheet if copied
Code of Conduct (general)Arrangements to view50p per sheet if copied

Policies and procedures for the provision of services and about the employment of staff

Classes of information available for inspectionHow it can be obtainedCost
Equality and diversity (policy/statement)
Health and safety (policy/risk assessments)
Recruitment – (current vacancies) Handling complaints – (arrangements)
Arrangements to view via Council Office (if copied)50p per sheet if copied
Records management arrangements (as applicable)Contact Council Office50p per sheet if copied
Data protectionContact Council OfficeN/A
Complaints PolicyYou can read or download the policy by clicking on the link on the Contact Us page of this websiteN/A
Schedule of charges for the publication of informationContact Council OfficeSee below

Lists and registers

Classes of information available for inspectionHow it can be obtainedCost
Assets RegisterArrangements to view via Council Office (if copied)50p per sheet if copied
Register of gifts and hospitalityArrangements to view via Council OfficeN/A

The services we offer

Classes of information available for inspectionHow it can be obtainedCost
AllotmentsContact Council Office – websiteN/A
Community centresContact Council Office – website/Parish newsN/A
Parks, playing fields and recreational facilitiesContact Council Office – websiteN/A
A summary of services for which the council is entitled to recover a fee, together with those fees.Contact Council Office – websiteN/A

Schedule of charges

Type of chargeDescriptionCost
Disbursement costPhotocopying @ £0.50p per sheet (black & white)Actual cost reproduction + staff time in preparation
PostageN/AActual cost of Royal Mail standard 2nd class
Statutory FeeN/AIn accordance with the relevant legislation.
OtherDependant on time required to answer enquiryCosted on staff time taken/phone calls/photocopying/etc.

Contact Details: Clerk to the Parish Council,

Sprotbrough & Cusworth Parish Council,
Goldsmith Centre,
Sprotbrough Road,
Sprotbrough,
Doncaster,
DN5 8BP

Tel/Fax: (01302) 788093

email: sprotcuspc@btconnect.com