There are a number of policies, procedures and documents that make up the corporate governance of the Parish Council. Three of the key documents for Pennington Parish Council are:
Standing Orders are the written rules of the council. They are essential to regulate the proceedings of a meeting. The council may also use standing orders to confirm or refer to various internal organisational and administrative arrangements. Standing Orders are not the same as the policies of a council but may refer to them.
Financial Regulations Policy
These regulations govern the conduct of financial management by the Parish Council and may only be amended or varied by resolution of the Council. They provide procedural guidance for members and officers.
Code of Conduct
This is based upon the seven principles fundamental to public service (Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty, and Leadership) and sets out a code of conduct for Members [councillors] to follow during their time of service.
All of the Parish Council’s policies and procedures can be found on ‘Policies’ page.