The rights of residents and councillors to access and view the minutes of committee, sub committee and full council meetings is fundamental.

These rights lie at the heart of an open democracy.

This 60 second guide is for residents, town and parish clerks and councillors who wish to understand the legal rights to access and view Town and Parish Council minutes.


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Accessing and viewing the minutes

Publishing the minutes


This guide is indicative and not definitive, if in doubt get someone else involved or seek professional advice.

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