Code of Conduct: All councillors have to abide by a Code of Conduct. The Code sets out general principles of conduct all councillors must follow as well as the disclosable pecuniary and other interests councillors have to declare. These interests are open for inspection by members of the public on the website of Allerdale Borough Council, and information going forward will be published on this website.Code of Conduct
Records Management Policy: Records are maintained are per instructions from Cumbria County Council, and destroyed after the time period stated. Records which cannot be disposed of are currently stored within the Cumbria County Council Archives department.
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Town and Parish elections are held every four years – the Clerk can advise on how to submit a nomination paper to enable you to stand as a candidate. A vacancy has now occurred which can be filled by co-option (when an election is not called). Application should be submitted in writing to the Clerk, and this will be considered at the next meeting of the Parish Council.
The successful applicant must agree to abide by the Code of Conduct and to declare any interests which may conflict with their duties of Parish Councillor. They must demonstrate: