A guide for the press and public on attending and reporting meetings of local government.

For Parish and Town Councils see Part 1, 4 & 5 below.

 

Contents

1    The New National Rules?
2    Record the meeting?
3    Tweet or Blog a Council Meeting?
4    Disruptive Behaviour?

Access to the meetings and documents of council executives.
1    The national rules
2    Attending the meetings
3    Recording of decisions of public meetings
4    Executive decisions by an individual member or officer
5    Your rights as a councillor

Access to non-executive meetings and documents of a local government body, other than parish and town councils.
1    Attending the meetings
3    Recording of decisions of public meetings
4    Decisions by officers

Access to meetings and documents of parish and town councils
1    Attending the meetings
3    Recording of decisions of public meetings
4    Decisions by officers

Your other rights of access to information
1    Are there other rights I can exercise?
3    Where can I find the legislation relating to access to local government bodies’


Click here to download a copy of the Open and accountable local government.

 

August 2014 | Department for Communities and Local Government

 

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