Strategies and policies

We have developed a number of policies and strategies which contribute to our purpose.

Corporate strategy

This corporate strategy sets our vision for enhancing the district by playing to our strengths without shying away from tough decisions to tackle long-standing issues.

Privacy and data protection

We are responsible for handling the personal information that you give us lawfully, fairly, securely and in a manner that safeguards your privacy.

Publication scheme and transparency guide

Read our Publication scheme and transparency guide.

Open data

We aim to make public data freely available to enable you to reuse it if you wish. 


The Audit and Risk Team arrange and manage all aspects of insurance and operational risk management for the council. 

Risk management

Risks facing the council are managed in order that services can be provided safely, securely and effectively.

Fraud and corruption (council)

Fraud within the public sector costs the taxpayer billions of pounds each year.

National Fraud Initiative

This authority is required by law to protect the public funds it administers.