Press & Media Policy

Stanway Parish Council Policy For Dealing With The Press And/Or Other Media

All dealings with the press and/or other media shall be as follows:

Matters relating to the Parish Council

The Parish Council Chairman or Deputy Chairman in their absence, in their official capacity, shall provide oral or written statements or written articles to the press or other media.

Matters relating to Committees and Sub Committees

The relevant Committee or Sub Committee Chairman or Deputy Chairman in their absence, in their official capacity, shall provide oral or written statements or written articles to the press or other media.

No other Parish Councillors, or Parish Council Employees, other than the Clerk, in their official capacity, shall provide oral or written statements or written articles to the press or other media.

The press shall be provided reasonable facilities for the taking of their report of all or part of a meeting at which they are entitled to be present.

For photographing, recording, broadcasting or transmitting the proceedings of a meeting by any means please refer to the Parish Council’s Policy on Filming, Audio-Recording, Photographing and Reporting of Council and Committee Meetings.