Hawkhurst Parish Council

Contact, FOI and Complaints


Please either email: [email protected]

Or phone: 01580 752058

Or Write to

Parish Clerk,

Hawkhurst Parish Council

The Office at the Moor,


TN18 4NT

Freedom of Information
What is the Freedom of Information Act?

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 granted members of the public the right to access all forms of recorded information held by a public authority to promote transparency. Some information may be exempt from disclosure under the Act, where an exemption is applicable the public authority must adhere to a number of obligations.

What must the Council do under the FOI Act?
The Council, as a public authority, is required to respond to requests for information within 20 working days following the date of receipt. The Council is also required to publish and maintain a Publication Scheme which sets out information about Council decisions, policies, procedures and financial information. As a Council we must also publish and maintain Datasets under The Protection of Freedoms Act 2012.

How to make a FOI Request?

Simplely email your request to: [email protected]


If you wish to complain about an issue please see Hawkhurst Parish Council complaints procedure below: