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Council Handbook



Council policies and procedures and financial information are available to view or download from the policies and procedures section of our website.


Code of Conduct for Councillor’s


Murton Parish Council has adopted a New Code of Conduct for Councillor’s in line with NALC recommended format:



Parish Councillor’s Allowances


In accordance with legislation it is now a statutory requirement to publish allowances received by members of the Parish Council. The agreed allowance per year for members of Murton Parish Council is £700. This is claimed by Councillors:


R Adcock-Forster, A Cowley, J Griffiths, L Grogan, M Haswell, R Kelly, JG Lormor, G Maitland, H Napier, P Penman, G Rennoldson, L Riley and S Ward.


Register of interests for each Councillor can be viewed here.


Murton Parish Council was established by the Local Government Act 1894, and held its first ever Meeting in a classroom at Murton Colliery School, on Tuesday 4th December 1894.
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Photography by Tom Richardson


The Glebe Centre

Durham Place

Murton, Seaham

County Durham