Category Archives: Council Information and Documents

This is where all relevant documents and other relevant information concerning the running of the Parish Council may be found. They will be added to as new documents or policies are approved by the Council.

Parish Councillors are required to complete a Register of Personal Interests and the latest version of this register is held on the South Norfolk Council website at http://www.south-norfolk.gov.uk/democracy/media/DOI_Claxton_Parish_Council.pdf.

The Council does not have a designated office. Rather the Clerk uses his private dwelling at his place of work. Any parishioner wishing to contact him should first e-mail or telephone, rather than simply arriving at his home. He will then agree a mutually convenient time to meet, if required.

Parish Plan – latest update

In early 2016 the Parish Council decided to roll forward the 2010-15 Parish Plan rather than creating a new one for the following 5 years.  There has been very little change since then but we have nonetheless updated it slightly … Continue reading

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What Makes a Good Councillor?

The National Association of Local Councils has recently updated its Essential Guidance for Local Councillors, and you can access it by clicking here.

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Parish Council END YEAR Financial Statement 2016-17

The statement below sets out the Parish Council’s financial activity for the year which ended on 31 March 2017.  The figures have been sent to the Parish Councillors but are still to be audited formally, which should happen within the … Continue reading

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Council Tax and the Precept – what are they, and how are they calculated? An update for 2017-18

If you signed up to receive your Council Tax by e-mail it’s likely your bill for the new financial year 2017-18 is sitting in your inbox.  For those who prefer the more traditional route (post) it might take a little … Continue reading

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Revised Parish Council Standing Orders

At its meeting on 20 July 2016 the Parish Council approved revisions to its Standing Orders.  The full text can be viewed by clicking here.

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End of Year Financial Statement, 2015-16

The statement below sets out the Parish Council’s financial activity for the year which ended on 31 March 2016.  The figures have been sent to the Parish Councillors but are still to be audited formally, which should happen within the … Continue reading

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End of Year Financial Statement, 2014-15

The statement below sets out the Parish Council’s financial activity for the year which ended on 31 March 2015.  The figures have been sent to the Parish Councillors but are still to be audited formally, which should happen within the … Continue reading

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Freedom of Information

Since 2009 Claxton Parish Council has by law been required to adopt the model publication scheme relating to Freedom of Information. The scheme assists members of the public in knowing what information the Parish Council holds, and how much it … Continue reading

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Policy Documents

At its meeting on 16 September 2015, Claxton Parish Council approved revisions to its Standing Orders.  The new version can be viewed by clicking on the link below.  All other documents remain unchanged. Claxton PC Standing Orders (rev Sep 2015) … Continue reading

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