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FOI 11735

Request: civil parishes in your local authority area

Request

In accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 2000, I would like to make a formal request for the information set out below in relation to your local authority area (Brentwood Borough Council).
 

Civil parishes


Are there civil parishes in your local authority area? If yes, is the entirety of your local authority area parished? For each of parished parts of your local authority area, please provide the following information:

The name of the civil parish. Whether it has a parish council or a parish meeting. Whether it is a precepting, group precepting, or non-precepting authority in the current financial year.
If it has a parish council, what style (if any) does it have i.e. parish, town, community, village or city council?
Elections: when, by year, (i) did they last take place, and (ii) are they next due to take place? (Please advise dates even if uncontested.)
Are there individual (plural) wards within the parish, or is the whole parish one ward for the purposes of electing councillors?

If parts of your local authority area are unparished, please provide the following information in relation to each part:

The name of the area which is unparished (i.e. name of town / village / community).
Whether there is an established community forum (or similar) recognised by your local authority, for consultations etc.
If yes to (b) above, the name of any established community forum (or similar).
Whether there are charter trustees representing the unparished area.
 

I would prefer to receive this information electronically in response to this email, preferably as a data set where appropriate, eg. in Excel, NOT as a PDF or similar. For your convenience, I have prepared a pro forma template in an Excel spreadsheet, which
 can be downloaded using the link below.

Pro forma template

Response

Thank you for your FOI request as set out below.

Please find below  and attached the information requested.

Unfortunately, the questions highlighted in red we are unable to answer.

FOI Request: civil parishes in Brentwood

For the attention of the Freedom of Information Officer


Dear Sir / Madam,

In accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 2000, I would like to make a formal request for the information set out below in relation to your local authority area (Brentwood Borough Council).


Civil parishes – Parish councils


Are there civil parishes in your local authority area? If yes, is the entirety of your local authority area parished?  -  (part of the Borough is parished) For each of parished parts of your local authority area, please provide the following information:

The name of the civil parish. Whether it has a parish council or a parish meeting. Whether it is a precepting, group precepting, or non-precepting authority in the current financial year.
If it has a parish council, what style (if any) does it have i.e. parish, town, community, village or city council?
Elections: when, by year, (i) did they last take place, and (ii) are they next due to take place? (Please advise dates even if uncontested.)
Are there individual (plural) wards within the parish, or is the whole parish one ward for the purposes of electing councillors?

If parts of your local authority area are unparished, please provide the following information in relation to each part:

The name of the area which is unparished (i.e. name of town / village / community).
Whether there is an established community forum (or similar) recognised by your local authority, for consultations etc.
If yes to (b) above, the name of any established community forum (or similar).
Whether there are charter trustees representing the unparished area.