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LAPC Policies & Procedures

Please click on the policies below to see their contents.

Information Data Protection Policy

Privacy Notice General 

Privacy Notice Staff 

Burial Ground Policies and Information

Biodiversity Policy 

Code of Conduct
On the 1st July 2012 the Parish Council adopted a new Code of Conduct to meet the requirements of the Localism Act 2012. A revision to Appendix A was adopted on the 3rd September 2012, the code has been reviewed with no changes made in 2014 and 2015, minor changes in 2016 and no change in 2017.

The register of interests of Parish Councillors is available on North Somerset Council's website and can be viewed by clicking here and then clicking on the Town and Parish Councillors' declarations of interest link on that page. 

Complaints procedure

Digital and Social Media Policy 

Document Retention Policy 

Equality Policy

Financial Regulations

Grant Awarding Policy

Large volume corresponders

Long Ashton Infrastructure Delivery Plan 

Long Ashton PC Investment Strategy 

Standing Orders  (with supplementary orders for the COVID 19 pandemic) 

Volunteering Policy 

Freedom of Information

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 has a major impact on the dissemination of the Council's information into the public domain with the requirement to "make a significant amount of information available routinely, without waiting for someone to specifically request it." This Parish Council adopted the Act on 25th November 2002, and the revised model publication scheme in November 2008.  This site illustrates the Council's commitment to these principles. To see a copy of the model Publication Scheme click here and a copy of the information available from the Council under that scheme can be found here.  The Parish Council charges are for a single side of A4 10p a page and for a single side of A3 20p a page.