Policies and Key Documents

Blyth Town Council Crest of Arms LogoBlyth Town Council’s Policies

Public Question Time Procedure

BTC CCTV Procedure

BTC Councillor Officer Protocol

BTC Official Conduct - Officers

BTC Standing Orders 2020 (Opens in a new window)

Complaints and Grievance (Opens in a new window)

First Data (Clover) Privacy Policy (Opens in a new window)

Data Protection Policy

General Public Privacy Notice

Habitual or Vexatious Behaviour

Internet Policy Statement

IT Policy Summary

Signing In Security

Social Media Policy (Opens in a new window)

Mayor’s Handbook (Opens in a new window)

Financial Regs 2019

Scheme of Delegation 2018

Northumberland Town & Parish Council Charter (Opens in a new window)


Powers and Duties

The Town Council does not have major powers to carry out policies but it is able to advise and put pressure on the larger authorities in respect to the present and future development and condition of the Civil Parish area. The Council is also able to organise, within the confines of its budget, schemes to improve the social life of the Parish.

The below documents can be printed for reference, but cannot be altered, and are published in accordance with Crown Copyright regulations.

Public Liability Insurance 2019

BTC Freedom of Information Act Policy

ICO Model Publication Scheme

Powers and Duties of Parish Councils

BTC Code of Conduct


Declarations of Interest

All Councillors are required to complete a Declaration of Interest form and these are available to view on the Northumberland County Council website.

Link to Blyth Town Councillors’ Declarations of Interest


Blyth Town Council’s Complaints Procedure

Please complete the complaints form below and send it to the Town Clerk.

Complaints Form


Honorary Freedom of Blyth

Please click here for the procedure to nominate a person for an Honorary Freedom of Blyth (Opens in a new window) and click here for the nomination form (Opens in a new window).


Blyth Town Council Town Plan 2013-2023

Blyth Town Council - Town Plan 2013-2023