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The Parish Office is open

Monday to Friday
9.00 a.m. to 12.00 midday

Who does what in Local Government

  1. Local government provides a wide range of services to the public.  Different tiers of government are responsible for different services.  The following list gives an indication of where responsibilities lie although there may be variations.  A full list of Parish Council powers is below.
  2. It is important to note that a local council is empowered only to exercise its statutory powers.  Anybody which acts beyond its legal powers is said to be ultra vires.  Local councils can be restrained by the courts if they act ultra vires.  The Clerk should therefore be asked to check the legal position before the Council enters into any new business.

Who does what in Local Government (PDF)

A list of what the County Council, District Council and Parish Council are responsible for.

  1. Local government provides a wide range of services to the public.  Different tiers of government are responsible for different services.  The following list gives an indication of where responsibilities lie although there may be variations.  A full list of Parish Council powers is below.
  2. It is important to note that a local council is empowered only to exercise its statutory powers.  Anybody which acts beyond its legal powers is said to be ultra vires.  Local councils can be restrained by the courts if they act ultra vires.  The Clerk should therefore be asked to check the legal position before the Council enters into any new business.

Who does what in Local Government (PDF)

A list of what the County Council, District Council and Parish Council are responsible for.

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Members of the public are very welcome to attend Parish Council meetings. Please look out for our next agenda on the parish notice boards or on the website.

  • Mon
    16
    Sep
    2019

    Policy & Resources

    7:30 pm
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    07
    Oct
    2019

    Planning

    7:30 pm

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