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    Data Protection Act 2018

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

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

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

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

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    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

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    About 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

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    Freedom of Information

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

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    Environmental Information Regulations

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

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