Publication scheme

Find out about the type of information we hold, how to access this information and any charges that may apply.

A guide to accessing information

The Freedom of Information Act requires every public authority to have a publication scheme, approved by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). 

The publication scheme sets out the categories of information that we routinely make available and explains how to access that information.

The categories of information are shown below:

Who we are and what we do

This section covers organisation information, structures, locations and contacts.

Organisational information/ structures

Location and opening times

Contact details

Most recent election results

Relationships with other authorities

What we spend and how we spend it

This section covers financial information about projected and actual income and expenditure, procurement, contracts and financial audit.

Financial statements and reports

Member and staff allowances

Procurement procedures

How we make decisions

Lists and registers

These are public registers and registers held as public records by the council:

Services provided by the council

This section includes information about the services we provide including leaflets, guidance and newsletters.

Details of all council services can be found on our home page or by using the search tool which can be found at the top of each web page.

Asset register

The following pages show the prices for publications, leaflets and information that we charge for: