Register of Interests
The Code of Conduct came into force from July 2012 and a revised Code of Conduct was adopted by the Council on 7th December 2017. All members of the Council must register their interests and details can be viewed at Register of Interests for Town and Parish Councils section of the Durham County Council website.
General Data Protection Regulations
Council Procedures and Statements
Freedom of Information
The Council is covered by the Freedom of Information Act 2000, which gives rights to access certain information held by the Council. The FOI Publication Scheme provides details of the information available and how it can be obtained.
The publication scheme came into effect from 1 January 2009 and updated on 26 May 2016:
Council Tax Precept
Healeyfield Parish Council agreed at their meeting held on 26th November 2015 to increase the precept by 80 pence per year for 2016/17. This will help balance out the decrease in grant funding from Durham County Council. This decision was reviewed on 30th November 2017 and there was no change to the four year plan agreed in the 2015 meeting.
Election on 4th May 2017 Healeyfield Parish
Each year at its AGM the Parish Council receives a Annual Report from the Clerk which summaries the Council’s activities during the course of the year.
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Meeting Address: Correspondence Address:
Village Hall 19 Oakwell Court
Drover Road Hamsterley Vale
Castlefield Newcastle upon Tyne
DH8 9RE NE17 7BD