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  • The Data Protection Act

    Data Protection Act 2018

    Our Corporate Privacy Notice describes in general terms the personal data we collect and/or create about you

  • Legal enforcement

    Byelaws and Orders

    A byelaw is a local law which is made by a statutory body, such as a local authority, under an enabling power established by an Act of Parliament

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    Contact us

    Online the quickest way to get things done.

    If you are unable to find what you are looking for, please use our online contact form

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    Councillors, committees and meetings

    Information on your Councillors, Committees and meetings. Find your Councillor

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    Parish Councils

    Information on Parish Councils within the borough of Dartford

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    Why Use Dartford's Online Services?

    We are 100% committed to provide the best possible service to our customers while keeping your Council Tax as low as possible

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    Complaints

    We strive to provide excellent and improving services, recognising that we can always do better

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    Consultations

    It may sound obvious but we think that those who know most about how to improve a service are those that actually use it. That is why we put consultation so high in our mission to improve services.

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    Council budgets and spending

    Visit the Committee pages that carry full information on the budget setting meeting

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    Communications and Marketing

    Our communications team produces and distributes press releases, and responds to a wide range of media enquiries, about the Council's services, activities and corporate views

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    Elections

    Information about all types of election that take place in Dartford, including details of past elections and forthcoming elections.

  • Elections

    Electoral registration

    The Register of Electors lists the names and addresses of everyone who is eligible to vote in public elections and referendums

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    Council departments

    Information about the Dartford Council's departments and Management Team

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    Customer services

    Our Customers Services Charter - the standards which our customers can expect when dealing with the council

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    Other elected representatives

    Details of your Member of Parliament and Kent County Councillors

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    Performance

    Dartford Council has been judged as a 'good' authority under the local government Comprehensive Performance Assessment. Find out more here

  • The Constitution

    Constitution

    The Constitution sets out how the Council operates, how decisions are made and the procedures which are followed to ensure that these are efficient, transparent and accountable to local people

  • About Dartford Borough

    About the borough of Dartford

    Information about the Borough of Dartford. Located on the border of Kent, London and Essex

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    Dartford Youth Council

    Dartford Youth Council (DYC) is a non-political body of young people elected from the schools and voluntary youth groups in the Borough of Dartford

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    Members allowances

    The Council, in accordance with the Local Authorities (Members' Allowances) (England) Regulations 2003 produce a scheme of Allowances

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    Decisions taken by Officers

    The Council operates an executive form of governance, under which most decisions are taken by Cabinet or its committees/sub-committees

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    Transparency in Local Government

    As a publicly funded organisation, Dartford Borough Council is committed to openness and accountability in the way we operate

  • FOI act

    Freedom of Information

    As well as responding to requests for information, we are required to publish information proactively

  • Environmental Information

    Environmental Information Regulations

    You have the right to access environmental information under the Environmental Information Regulations.

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    Mayor

    Mayor of Dartford, Councillor Roger Perfitt, he was elected at the Annual Council meeting on 22nd May 2019.

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    Becoming a Member of Parliament for Dartford

    How to apply to become a member of parliament for Dartford

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    Becoming a Local Councillor

    Guidance on becoming a Local Councillor is produced by the Electoral Commission

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    Becoming a Parish or Town Councillor

    Further information and guidance on becoming a Parish or Town Councillor is published by the Electoral Commission

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