Composition and costs of running the council

J Nelson made this Freedom of Information request to Ashington Parish Council, West Sussex

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Dear Ashington Parish Council,

This is a freedom of information request made under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
I am writing to request a copy of the exact boundaries of the Council and exact the ward boundaries (if applicable), preferably in the form of a map.
I am also formally requesting a full list of the following:
all councillors;
all councillors political party affiliation;
all councillors claimed allowances and expenses:
all councillors’ declaration of interests;
all councillors attendance records for all council meetings, committees and official council functions;
how much the cost of the previous ordinary/general council elections cost;
all vacancies which have occurred on the council since the previous election of members to the council;
how many of the vacancies on the council were filled by co-option;
how many vacancies on the council were filled by election after the submission of a petition calling an election;
how much each vacancy cost to advertise;
how much each co-option to fill a vacancy cost;
how much each election to fill a vacancy cost;
how much the annual council meeting cost;
how much each ordinary council meeting cost;
how much each extraordinary/special council meeting cost;
the reason(s) for each extraordinary/special council meeting.

Yours faithfully,

J Nelson

Karen Dare, Ashington Parish Council, West Sussex

If you let me have a postal address then I'll process your request.

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Karen Dare, Clerk, Ashington Parish Council

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Dear Ms. Dare,

Thank you for your response.

With regards to a postal address under section 8.1.b the Freedom Of Information Act asks for an "address for correspondence", and that the email address provided is sufficient to qualify as an "address for correspondence". If you have technical problems or difficulties in regards to processing this request with respect to replying electronically, I would be happy to assist you in that regard.

Yours sincerely,

J Nelson

Karen Dare, Ashington Parish Council, West Sussex

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Please find attached a response to your list of questions.

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Karen Dare, Clerk, Ashington Parish Council

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