Parish Council Policies and Procedures



High Easter Parish Council is committed to respecting and protecting the privacy of anyone using this website and the confidentiality of any personal information that you provide to us. 

The Parish Council is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other legislation relating to personal data and rights, such as the Human Rights Act.

You can visit our website without telling us who you are and without revealing information about yourself.  If, however you contact the Parish Council you will be providing contact information and the Parish Council’s Data Privacy Notice can be viewed using the link below.  It covers the collection, protection, use and your rights of the personal information which you provide to the Parish Council.



CODE OF CONDUCT FOR COUNCILLORS - HE_Parish_Council_Code_of_Conduct_January_2018.pdf

In accordance with the Localism Act 2011 on 21st June 2012 High Easter Parish Council resolved to adopt the Code of Conduct of Uttlesford District Council with effect from 1st July 2012. At its meeting in February 2018, the Parish Council resolved to adopt the amended version of the Town and Parish Council Code of Conduct issued by Uttlesford District Council.



The Parish Council has a statutory duty to publish the Register of Members Interests.  Details can be found at the following link on Uttlesford District Councils website


STANDING ORDERS - HE_Standing_Orders_-_June_18.pdf

Standing Orders are the rule book for the routine conduct of Parish Council business and are based on the statutory procedures laid out in the Local Government Act 1972, Schedule 12, paragraph 42.

High Easter Parish Council use the standard template drawn up by the National Association of Councils tailored, where appropriate, to our particular circumstances, amended orders adopted at the meeting on 4th June 2018.


FINANCIAL REGULATIONS - HE_Financial_Regulations_-_April_2018.pdf

Financial Regulations govern the conduct of financial management by the Parish Council, amended orders adopted at the meeting on 3rd April 2018.  


COMPLAINTS PROCEDURE - HE_Complaints_Procedure_July_15.pdf

High Easter Parish Council has adopted a formal complaints procedure for complaints about the administration or procedures of the Parish Council.