Ide Parish Council Policies and Procedures

This page contains Documents relating to the Parish Council (except those for Annual, Ordinary and Extraordinary Meetings or Documents that are updated annually)

If you require any other documents, please contact the Parish clerk

Transparency Code

In December 2014, the Department for Communities and Local Government issued the “Transparency Code for Smaller Authorities” (those with annual turnover not exceeding £25,000) to make information available to local people to increase democratic accountability.

The publication of Agendas and Minutes of Parish Council meetings is a requirement of the code.

Standing Orders:

Standing Orders IPC amended and adopted 17 March 2021

Covid 19 REMOTE MEETINGS PROTOCOL AND PROCEDURES. Amendment to standing orders. IPC 13 May 2020

Terms of Reference for Working Groups and Sub-Committees 

Climate Emergency Working Group Terms of Reference – approved 10 July 2019

IPC-planning Committee TOR-inc-appendix-v7-September 2020 approved 16 September 2020

Weir Meadow Working Group Terms of Reference approved 17 July 201

TOR for Ide Community Orchard Management Group 18 5 2022.

ToR for Joint Fundraising subgroup March 2021 v3 final

Code of conduct

Code of Conduct for Councillors 2020 

Complaints Procedure

Ide Parish Council Complaints Procedure March 2020

Data protection (GDPR) and Privacy Policy

Ide PC General Data Protection and Privacy Policy February 2022.pdf v 2

Delegation scheme for Clerk

Delegation scheme for Clerk March 2020

Freedom Of Information Policy

Freedom of Information policy sep 2019 Ide Parish Council

Financial Regulations

Paper 1 ADOPTED Model-Financial-Regulations-July-2019(6) FINAL.docx 20 July 2022

Ide Emergency Plan updated November 2021

Ide Emergency Plan 2021 v.4.1 Nov 21

Ide Village Grant Fund

Ide Village Fund Application Form

Risk Management Policy

Copy of IPC Risk Management Review February 2024 V2

Ide PC Risk Management Policy. March 2023 review.V4

Ide PC Risk Management Policy. Approved 18 Sep 2019

Feb-2021/22-Ide-PC-risk-assessment-exercise-final (3)

Safeguarding Policy

Ide Parish Council Safeguarding Policy final v5 amended[62006]

Ide Cemetery

 Ide-PC-Cemetery-Regulations-19 July 2023 v2[36372]

Guidance Notes on Practices and Regulations within Ide Parish Council

 Ide Parish Council Cemetery Fees and Charges 1 July 2023 v2[36371]

Ide PC – Application to erect an Memorial

Procedure for co-opting a new Councillor

Procedure for co-opting new councillor July 2019 Ide Parish Council[68546]

Statement of Internal Control

Statement of Internal Control  March 2024 Page 1

Statement on Internal Control March 2024 page 2 

IPC Statement of Internal Control Document year end 31 March 2023 v2

Statement on Internal Control page 2 001 signed (3)

Statement of Internal Control signed 2022



If you require any documents not included in these pages, please contact the Parish clerk