This 60 second guide is for residents, parish councillors and clerks who wish to gain a brief understanding of the circumstances and reasons for excluding the press and public from town and parish council...
- committee and
- sub committee meetings
It should be noted that there are few valid reasons to exclude the press and public.
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This guide should be read along with BPG 09 A CPALC Best Practice Guide to excluding the press and public
- For clarity there is some overlap with the Best Practice Guide
- Parish Councils are advised that excessive use of this power may bring their council into disrepute within their community. It should be used sparingly and only where relevant
- This guide is intended to provide a general overview and is not definitive
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