Parish Councils have a duty to comply with the following activities:

  • Consider the impact of their decisions on reducing crime and disorder in their area.
  • have a regard to the protection of biodiversity in carrying out their functions.
  • decide whether to adopt a churchyard when it is closed if asked to do so by the Parochial Church Council.
  • Provide allotments if the Council considered that there is a demand for them and it is reasonable to do so.
  • Comply with obligations under the Freedom of Information Act and Data Protection Act 1998.
  • Comply with employment legislation.

In compliance with these duties Cheveley Parish Council has adopted the following policies, procedures and best practices: