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Sparsholt Parish Council - About & Contact

Sparsholt Parish Council meets around 10 times a year to discuss local planning applications, care of the Council's assets (including Sparsholt Cemetery, the village green & the bus shelter) and to report on local concerns such as highways, footpaths, flooding, local transport and changes in local government policy. The Parish Council employs a Parish Clerk & a RFO.

Vale of the White Horse DC Sparsholt Parish Council link & register of interests:-

Sparsholt Parish boundary:-

Information available from Sparsholt Parish Council under the

Freedom of Information Model Publication Scheme


Information to be published

How the information can be obtained


Class 1 – Who we are and what we do

1  Who’s Who on the Council & contact details for Parish Clerk and Council Members

Electronically, or hard copy, from Parish Clerk

Electronically – free: hard copy -15p per A4 sheet; 25p per A3 sheet + 2nd class postage

 Class 2 – What we spend and how we spend it

1  Annual return form and auditor’s report for previous financial year

2  Finalised budget for current year

3  Precept

4  Financial regulations

5  List of current contracts awarded and value of contract

6  Members’ allowances and expenses

As above

As above

Class 3 – What our priorities are and how we are doing

1  Annual report to Parish Meeting (previous and current years)

As above

As above

Class 4 – How we make decisions

1  Timetable of meetings (previous and current years for this and items 2-6 below)

2  Agendas of meetings

3  Minutes of meetings

4  Reports presented to council meetings

5  Responses to consultation papers

6  Responses to planning applications

As above

As above


Class 5 – Our policies and procedures

1  Standing orders

2  Financial procedures

3  Code of Conduct

4  Employment – Disciplinary policy

5  Employment – Grievance policy

6  Schedule of charges (for publication of information)

Electronically, or hard copy, from Parish Clerk

Electronically – free: hard copy -15p per A4 sheet; 25p per A3 sheet + 2nd class postage

Class 6 – Lists and Registers

1  Assets Register

2  Register of Members’ interests

As above

As above

Class 7 – The services we offer

1  Cemetery

2  Bus Shelter

3  Seating

4  Litter bins

5  Schedule of charges for cemetery

As above

As above

Contact details:

Parish Clerk:

Deborah Lewis-Pryde

Ridgeway House

West Street




OX12 9UL

eMail: [email protected]


How the charges have been arrived at:

Disbursement costs for paper copies

Actual cost of black & white photocopying per sheet – 10p for A4; 20p for A3

Actual cost at Wantage Library


Allowance for paid time of Parish Clerk & cost of envelope

3p per sheet


Allowance for cost of bus fare of mileage allowance

2p per sheet



Actual cost of Royal Mail standard 2nd class or Large Letter 2nd class if appropriate