Strategic, Governance and Financial Documents

Following the merger of Barnham Parish Council and Eastergate Parish Council the responsibility for approving the accounts for each Parish Council was passed to the new Barnham and Eastergate Parish Council.

Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2019-20 -BPC

Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2019-20  -EPC

BPC - External Audit statement 2018-19.pdf

EPC - External Audit statement 2018-19.pdf


The following Governance Documents of Barnham & Eastergate Parish Council were  approved at the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council on 14th May 2019.

Standing Orders

Financial Regulations

Code of Conduct

FOI Publication Scheme

Data Protection Policy

Security Incident Policy

Complaints Procedure

Barnham and Eastergate Strategic Plan

On 2nd July the Barnham and Eastergate Parish Council approved a Strategic Plan for the Council.

This document is a high-level summary of the B&E Strategic Plan. It should be read in conjunction with:

The Strategic Plan sets the key priorities that the Parish Council will focus on over the next 5 years.

The Plan will be reviewed annually and will be used in the budgeting process, to plan activities for the forthcoming year and will enable the Parish Council to monitor its progress against key priorities.