We may share your personal information, as appropriate, with organisations including:
- Councillors/ Panel Members/ Trustees/ Schools
- Officers of the Council who have an involvement in the business concerned
Third parties if they have an involvement in a particular appeal/case (eg: people identified as witnesses)
- Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman
- Astech (as 3rd party provider of Committee Management Information System)
The majority of Council meetings are held in public. Agendas and reports for Council and committee meetings are published on the Council’s website five clear working days before the meeting.
Minutes and details of decisions are also published on the Council’s website once available. Some meetings are broadcast on the internet and the recordings of the meeting are published on the Council’s website. If you have asked a question, or participated in a discussion, some information about you will be included in these records.
Please note that websites can be seen throughout the world, and not just in the United Kingdom where UK law applies.
The Openness of Local Government Regulations 2014, which apply to England, give rights to members of the press and public to use modern technology and communication methods such as filming, audio-recording, blogging and tweeting to report the proceedings of the meetings of the council.
If you create an e-petition on the Council’s website, you will be required to provide personal information so that we can contact you about your petition. The information will only be used for this purpose, although we may need to pass your details to the relevant service to enable them to respond to the issues you raise.
If you sign an e-petition on the Council’s website, you will be required to provide some personal information to enable us to verify that the signatory is genuine. E-petitions and the Council’s responses are published on the Council’s website.
The information collected for school admission appeals will be used to arrange an appeal hearing and will be shared with the Independent Appeal Panel, the Panel Clerk to the Appeal Panel, the School Admissions Team and the school you are appealing for.
The information collected for a school exclusion review will be used to arrange the exclusion review and will be shared with the Independent Exclusion Review Panel; Panel Clerk; the local authority, any SEN expert requested to attend the review and the excluding school.