Parish Council Information

Council Meetings

Each Full Council meeting usually begins on the last Thursday of the month at 7.30pm with an open forum in which of the public may speak. Once the council session itself begins, parishioners and others are welcome to stay and listen. The May meeting each year is the Annual Meeting at which officers and committees are elected.


Freedom of Information act

Deeping St James Parish Council acknowledges the duty placed upon it by the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to adopt and maintain a Publication Scheme, and has resolved to adopt the Model Publication Scheme for Local Councils; core classes and core information within those classes, and to apply a scale of charges in respect of detailed searches by the Parish Clerk and/or the production of copies of the information contained in the Scheme.

A copy of the Publication Scheme, including details of the charges to be applied, can be obtained:

  1. Upon written request to the Parish Clerk at the above address.
  2. From the Parish Council’s website 
  3. Please note that in most circumstances information can be inspected free of charge but it should be noted that a detailed search of records needing the assistance of the Parish Clerk will be subject to a charge of £12 per hour or part of, charged to the nearest five minutes, and will require 20 days written notice in order to meet the specific request. Photocopying charges, where copies are required, will be charged at 10p per A4 copy. Further information on the scale of charges can be found in the Publication Scheme.