Welwyn Parish Council is responsible for a number of areas and to ensure it meets its statutory responsibilities agrees and reviews its policies and procedures on an annual basis (usually in May). The current Council policies and procedures can be accessed by clicking here.


Some of the documents approved for the municipal year 2017-2018 include:

Standing Orders – this document details the written rules of Welwyn Parish Council and is used to confirm Council’s internal organisational, administrative and procurement procedures
and procedural matters for meetings.

Financial Regulations – these regulations govern the conduct of financial management by the Council.

Committees Terms of Reference – including Leisure Facilities and Open Spaces, HR, Finance, Planning and Licensing and Community Engagement.


Other Council policies include:

Anti-bribery Policy

Capability Policy

Complaints Policy

Corporate Identity and Community Engagement Strategy

Data Protection Policy

Discipline Procedures

Dignity at Work, Harassment and Bullying Policy

Emergency Plan

Equal Opportunities Policy

Financial Regulations

Grievance Procedures

Health and Safety Policy

Information Security Policy

Lone Workers and Home Working Policy

Media Policy

Overtime and TOIL Policy

Publication Scheme

Recruitment Policy

Safeguarding Policy

Scheme of Delegation

Social Media Policy

Training and Development Policy