Some of the important documents that govern the work of the Parish Council are available to view here.  All of these are reviewed annually and include:

 Document     Purpose     Attachment
Code of ConductAll Councillors have to follow and abide by this and it sets out general principles of conduct as well as the disclosable pecuniary and other interests councillors have to declare.   Singleton & Charlton Parish Council - Code of Conduct - June 2015.pdf
Standing OrdersThese provide an agreed procedure for discussion, decision making and action and bring a certainty and consistency in the way business is conducted. Singleton & Charlton Parish Council - Standing Orders - July 2015.pdf
Financial RegulationsThese ensure that public accountability and high standards of financial integrity are exercised over the control of pubic funds. They comply with and support legislation relating to Local Councils. Singleton & Charlton Parish Council - Financial Regulations - June 2015.pdf
 Complaints ProcedureThis policy sets out the procedures for dealing with complaints by members of the public about Singleton and Charlton Parish Council. Singleton & Charlton Parish Council - Complaints Procedure.pdf
 Pension Discretion's Policy This policy sets out the discretion's the Parish Council choose to apply to the Local Government Pension Scheme which the Clerk is a member of. Singleton & Charlton Parish Council - Pensions Discretion Policy.pdf
 Freedom of Information Policy     Details what information can be obtained and how  Singleton & Charlton Parish Council - Freedom of Information - March 2016.pdf
Annual Governance Statement 2014-15Part of the Annual Return which sets out that the Parish Council ensures there is a good system of internal control including the preparation of accounting statements.Singleton & Charlton Parish Council - Annual Governance Statement 2014-15.pdf
External Auditor Certificate & Report 2014-15Statement from the external auditor - PKF Littlejohn LLP certifying that they have completed their review and the information in the Return is in accordance with proper practices and no matters give cause for concern.Singleton & Charlton Parish Council - External Auditor Certificate & Report - 2014-15.pdf