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The Council's Standing Orders   are the written rules of a local council. Standing orders are essential to regulate the proceedings of a meeting. A council may also use standing orders to confirm or refer to various internal organisational and administrative arrangements. The standing orders of a council are not the same as the policies of a council but standing orders may refer to them.

The Council's Financial Regulations govern the conduct of financial management by the council and may only be amended or varied by resolution of the council. Financial regulations are one of the council’s three governing policy documents providing procedural guidance for members and officers. Financial regulations must be observed in conjunction with the council’s standing orders and any individual financial regulations relating to contracts.


The policies that have been adopted by Gt Barton Barton Parish Council are listed below: 

Freedom of Information

Grant Awarding

Code of Practise for Handling Complaints

Electronic Communications and Social Media

Dignity at Work


Equal Opportunities and Diversity

Grievance and Disciplinary

Health and Safety

Media Relations

Playground Accident

Pre-Planning Protocol

Sickness and Absence

Statement of Community Engagement


Internet Banking Risk Assessment 

Suffolk Code of Conduct

Website Cookies

Advertising Policy