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Access to information

Misterton with Walcote Parish Council has adopted the Information Commissioner's model Publication Scheme and has published the following guide to information available under the scheme.

This document lists information which is available from the Parish Council.

The classes of information will not generally include:

  • Information the disclosure of which is prevented by law, or exempt under the Freedom of Information Act, or is otherwise properly considered to be protected from disclosure.
  • Information in draft form.
  • Information that is no longer readily available as it is contained in files that have been placed in archive storage, or is difficult to access for similar reasons.
  • Information Available Under the Model Publication Scheme (PDF, 259 Kb)

    Charges which may be made for Information published under this scheme.

    The purpose of this scheme is to make the maximum amount of information readily available at minimum inconvenience and cost to the public. Charges made by us for routinely published material will be justified and transparent and kept to a minimum.

    Material which is published and accessed on a website will be provided free of charge.

    Charges may be made for information subject to a charging regime specified by Parliament. Charges may be made for actual disbursements incurred such as:

    • photocopying
    • postage and packaging
    • the costs directly incurred as a result of viewing information

    Charges may also be made for information provided under this scheme where they are legally authorised, they are in all the circumstances, including the general principles of the right of access to information held by public authorities, justified and are in accordance with a published schedule or schedules of fees which is readily available to the public.

    If a charge is to be made, confirmation of the payment due will be given before the information is provided. Payment may be requested prior to provision of the information.

We aim to publish as much information as we can online. However, some items are only available in print. You should be aware that the Council is entitled to withhold certain information.

Follow this link for full details about the Freedom of Information Act

You can use the form below to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act, but please check the disclosure log to see whether your query has already been raised before and the information is available.

Information Request Form

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