Parish Council documents – Brightling, East Sussex – village website

The most important documents which regulate the conduct of any Parish Council are published here.

Financial Regulations govern all aspects of the management of finance.

Standing Orders govern all aspects of governance including the calling and conduct of meetings.

Code of Conduct for Members is a statutory document and all councillors must sign a Declaration of Acceptance on taking office, including after elections.

Scheme of Delegation re-adopted in May 2023 provides delegated authority to the Clerk to act on behalf of the parish council on urgent matters when a timely meeting cannot be called.

Complaints Procedure

Transparency Code for Smaller Authorities.

Freedom of Information Policy

Document Retention Scheme

Data Protection Policy

Accessibility Statement

Privacy Policy