Policies at Monk Hesleden Parish Council


General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an EU Regulation that establishes a new framework for handling and protecting the personal data of EU citizens.

It introduces new obligations and liabilities for all organisations – including parish councils, that handle personal data and new rights for individuals in respect of their personal date.  All organisations must comply with the new rules by 25th May 2018.

For Monk Hesleden Parish Council itself, as a corporate body, it is the formal Data Controller and as such must meet its obligations.

Please find below key policies for Monk Hesleden Parish Council:-

Child protection and safeguarding policy

Community Engagement

Corporate Body Governance Statement

Equality & Diversity

Financial Regulations

Information & Data Protection Policy

Mission Statement

Retention & Disposal Policy

Retention & Disposal Appendix

Standing Orders

Value for Money Delivery Statement



The Council has a comprehensive range of policies all of which  which are readily available for inspection by appointment at the council offices at Blackhall Resource Centre.