Data Protection Policy Statement General Privacy Notice – please click on this link
Shepton Mallet Town Council complies with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation. The Council follows procedures that aim to ensure all employees, elected Members, contractors, consultants, partners or other servants or agents of the Council who have access to any personal data held by or on behalf of the Council, are fully aware of and abide by their duties under the General Data Protection Regulation.
If you would like to speak with our office about this policy, please call 01749 343984 or email office@SheptonMallet-TC.gov.uk
For independent advice about data protection, privacy and data sharing issues, or to make a complaint about how Shepton Mallet Town Council have handled your personal information, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) at:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Tel: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or visit ico.org.uk or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The council is required to complete and submit to its External Auditor an Annual Return. The public have the right to inspect the accounts of the council. Details of the inspection period are shown in the Notice of Public Rights which includes a declaration that the accounts have not been audited. The Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2019/2020 includes 2 parts: the Annual Governance Statement and the Accounting Statement. Section 1 & Section 2
Our Internal Auditor is: Bridget. C. Bowen, Chartered Accountant, 86 High Street, Weston, Bath BA1 4DD
Our External Auditor is: PKF Littlejohn, 1 Westferry Circus, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4HD
In accordance with the Local Government Transparency Code 2014, Shepton Mallet Town council publishes its expenditure that exceeds £500
Adopted and approved by the Town Council.
(Please note all policies are being reviewed for adoption in 2019)
The Town Council has set policies and byelaws that assist the good administration of the Council. These documents are considered and approved by the full Council.
Public Space Protection Orders
The town, including Collett Park and the play areas, is subject to Public Space Protection Orders set by Mendip District Council to control anti-social behaviour. The detail of the orders can be read here: Completed MDC PSPO no.2 2018 and Completed MDC PSPO no.3 2018
Collett Park Dog Byelaw
Requires dogs to be on a lead at all time within the Park.
Collett Park Cycling Byelaw
Sets out the prohibition of cycling within the Park.