Monthly Archives: April 2011

Localism Bill

Even I can see how the role of a parish clerk has changed over the past ten years and it’s not stopped yet – I fear worse is to come. It all started with Quality Clerks and Quality Status, then … Continue reading

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Requests for Information

Whilst there are similarities, the procedures for dealing with requests under the Environmental Information Regulations (2004) and the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) are different. The EIR deals with requests for information relating to: atmosphere, water, soil, land, natural sites, … Continue reading

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Equality Act applies to Parish Councils

The public sector equality duty in section 149 of the Equality Act 2010 came into force on 6th April 2011 and will apply to various public authorities including parish councils in England. You can find more information on the Act … Continue reading

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