Council Policies

Freedom of Information Act

Please see below for documentation of our Freedom of Information Act;

Freedom of Information Act– Model Publication Scheme

Freedom of Information Act – Information available from the Parish Council

GDPR: By contacting us you agree to us contacting you via the information that you provide.

We do not share your data with third parties unless you request that we do so.

You’re rights:

Right to be Informed: You have the right to be informed about what your data is being used for and how we are using it.

Right of Access: You can request the personal or additional data that we hold on you at any time.

Right to Correction: Please inform us if any of the data that we hold for you is incorrect.

The “right to be forgotten”. You can ask us to remove or delete all the data that we hold about you at any time.

Live Broadcast / Video Conference Meetings

Walmer Parish Council is a Data Controller under GDPR. During this live broadcast, if you are participating in the meeting your personal data will be processed. The meeting maybe recorded but, information will be processed for us to meet our obligations under the Local Government Act 1972 as amended by The Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panels Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 [SI 2020 No. 392]. Your information will be handled securely and confidentially in compliance with data protection legislation.


Walmer Parish Council General Privacy Document – Adopted by Council August 2018

General Privacy Notice


Financial Regulations Document Adopted by Council 2 November 2016 minute 5121

Financial Regulations 2017


Risk Management Scheme 2018 / 19

Risk Management Scheme 2018 / 19


Council Training Policy for New Staff and Councillors