Council Complaints Procedure
Haxby Town Council has adopted a procedure for the handling of complaints.
The document can be accessed through this link - Complaints Procedure
Freedom Of Information (FOI)
In line with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 legislation, this is the Council’s policy for Freedom
of Information requests. The Act gives a general right of access to all types of recorded information held by
public bodies, such as local councils.
The council's policy can be accessed here -> FOI
Code of Conduct
Pursuant to section 27 of the Localism Act 2011, Haxby Town Council (‘the Council’) has adopted
a Code of Conduct to promote and maintain high standards of behaviour by its members and co-opted
members whenever they conduct the business of the Council, including the business of the
office to which they were elected or appointed, or when they claim to act or give the impression of
acting as a representative of the Council. This Code of Conduct is based on the following principles of
selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty, and leadership.
Haxby Town Council's Code of Conduct ->Conduct
Recording of Council Meetings
Haxby Town Council is committed to being open and transparent in the way it conducts its decision
The right to record, film and to broadcast meetings of the Haxby Town Council, its committees, sub
committees and any joint committees is established under the Openness of Local Government
Regulations 2014. This is in addition to the rights of the press and public to attend such meetings.
Recording of Meetings Policy -> Recording
The council's Standing Orders set out the rules under which we operate. Those rules appearing in bold text are required under legislation.
The adopted Standing orders of Haxby Town Council -> Standing Orders
The council's Financial Regulations set out the rules on the appointment of the responsible Financial Officer and how we operate.
The adopted Financial regulations of Haxby Town Council Financial Regulations Haxby Town Council 2020.docx
Annual Governance and Accountability Return - Year Ending 31 March 2020
Notice of Public Rights and Publication of Annual Governance & Accountability Return- Year Ending 31 March 2021