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  • The office staff are Carina Helmn, County Officer and Sue Campbell, Council Development Officer
  • To lead, give value and help

For officers and councillors that want to understand how to comply with the requirements of the transparency code for and the Freedom of Information Act.

This session introduces the concepts of transparency and the publication of information, showing how it links to and overlaps audit requirements. Topics include:
• Transparency for councils under £25,000
• Audit exemption for councils under £25,000
• Publication schemes
• The public's rights
• The Annual Return

By the end of this session you will:
• Understand how to comply with transparency requirements
• Recognise the benefits of publishing information
• Be aware of relevant legislation and sources of guidance
• Be able to identify what your council should publish and when

Last updated: Thu, 10 Mar 2022 10:12