Louth Town Council - Working with the community to make Louth a better place to live and work

Publication Scheme

Information available from Louth Town Council under the model publication scheme – last reviewed June 2024, due for review June 2025


Information to be published How the information can be obtained
Class1 – Who we are and what we do
Who’s who on the Council and its Committees Website
Contact details for Parish Clerk and Council members (named contacts where possible with telephone number and email address (if used)) Website
Location of main Council office and accessibility details Website
Staffing structure Hardcopy (from Town Clerk)
Class 2 – What we spend and how we spend it
Annual return form and report by auditor Website/Hardcopy (from Town Clerk)
Finalised budget Hardcopy (from Town Clerk)
Precept Website (relevant minutes)
Borrowing Approval letter Hardcopy (from Town Clerk)
Financial Standing Orders and Regulations Website
Grants given and received Website (relevant minutes)
List of current contracts awarded and value of contract Hardcopy (from Town Clerk)
Members’ allowances and expenses Website (relevant minutes)
Class 3 – What our priorities are and how we are doing
Annual Report to Parish or Community Meeting (current and previous year as a minimum) Website (minutes of meeting)



Class 4 – How we make decisions
Timetable of meetings (Council, any committee/sub-committee meetings and parish meetings) Website/Hardcopy (from Town Clerk)
Agendas of meetings (as above) Website/Hardcopy (from Town Clerk)
Minutes of meetings (as above) – nb this will exclude information that is properly regarded as private to the meeting. Website
Reports presented to council meetings – nb this will exclude information that is properly regarded as private to the meeting. Hardcopy (from Town Clerk)
Responses to consultation papers Hardcopy (from Town Clerk)
Responses to planning applications Website (relevant minutes)
Class 5 – Our policies and procedures
Policies and procedures for the conduct of council business: Website
Policies and procedures for the provision of services and about the employment of staff. Website
Information security policy Website
Records management policies (records retention, destruction and archive) Website
Data protection policies Website
Schedule of charges (for the publication of information) Hardcopy (from Town Clerk)
Class 6 – Lists and Registers
Any publicly available register or list Inspection by appointment (from Town Clerk)
Assets Register Hardcopy (from Town Clerk)
Register of members’ interests Website
Register of gifts and hospitality Hardcopy (from Town Clerk)
Class 7 – The services we offer
Allotments Website
Burial grounds and closed churchyards Website and/or Hardcopy/Inspection by appointment
Seating, litter bins, clocks, memorials and lighting Hardcopy (from Town Clerk)
Bus shelters Hardcopy (from Town Clerk)
Agency agreements Hardcopy (from Town Clerk)
A summary of services for which the council is entitled to recover a fee, together with those fees (e.g. burial fees) Hardcopy (from Town Clerk)


Contact details:



Write to: Louth Town Council, The Sessions House, Eastgate, Louth, LN11 9AJ

Telephone: 01507 355895






Disbursement cost Photocopying @ 15p per sheet (black & white)
Photocopying @ 20p per sheet (colour)
Postage – Actual cost of postage at time of request