Standing Orders

Heaton-with-Oxcliffe Parish Council has in place a set of Standing Orders, which regulate how the Council conducts its business.  Click here to see the latest version of the Council’s Standing Orders.

Financial Regulations

The council is responsible in law for ensuring that its financial management is adequate and effective and that it has a sound system of financial controls in place.  The council’s financial regulations are designed to demonstrate how the council meets these responsibilities.

Freedom of Information Publication Scheme

The council complies with the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 through its Publication Scheme which sets out details of council’s activities and recorded information that members of the public are entitled to have access to by formal request to the Clerk.

Where a member of the public seeks to obtain a copy of information included in the council’s publication scheme, the council may set reasonable charges for this as set out in the document. Costs may include photocopying costs, postage (where incurred) and the Clerk’s time.

Complaints Procedure

The council’s complaints procedure sets out how the council will manage an expression of dissatisfaction by one or more members of the public about the council’s action, or lack of action, or the standard of a service delivered.  The complaint may relate to an action or a service provided by the council itself or by a person or body acting on it’s behalf.

If you wish to make a complaint, please complete and return Complaints Form to the Clerk.

Annual Reports

Our Annual Reports let our residents know what the council has been doing in their name during the past municipal year, provides a financial summary and looks forward to activities and planned developments that will affect our community in the coming year.  The report is hand delivered to all households and considered at the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council held each May.

Annual Report 2017-2018

Privacy Policy

The Privacy Policy informs you about the information the Parish Council collects from the residents of the Parish and other members of the general public who may contact the Parish Council. Parish Councils are required by law to advise who they are, how and why they use data, and the rights people have over their data.

Website Accessibility Statement

Accessibility Statement by Heaton with Oxcliffe Parish Council

This statement explains what the Heaton with Oxcliffe Parish Council are doing to ensure that this website is compliant with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) Accessibility Regulations 2018.