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Screening report 2017-2018

Name of Policy

Policy Aims

Date Screened

Screened Out or Screened In

Policy and Screening Questionnaire

Counter Fraud

This Policy covers the prevention, detection and management of fraud and/or corruption and fair dealing in matters pertaining to fraud and / or corruption.  It aims to raise the awareness of fraud and its prevention in the Council environment and to give guidance to both the reporting of suspected fraud and how the investigation of that report will proceed.

1st April 2017

Screened Out

Counter-Fraud-Policy-April17

Screening-Questionnaire-Counter-Fraud-2017

Whistleblowing

This policy aims to:

  • Encourage staff to report suspected wrongdoing as soon as possible, in the knowledge that their concerns will be taken seriously and investigated as appropriate, and that their confidentiality will be respected;
  • Make staff feel confident to raise concerns within the Council rather than overlooking a problem or blowing the whistle to the media or other public bodies;
  • Give staff avenues to raise concerns and receive feedback on any action taken;
  • Inform staff on how to take the matter further if they are dissatisfied with the response; and
  • Reassure staff that they will be protected from reprisals or victimisation for whistleblowing made in good faith.

 

1st April 2017

Screened Out

Whistleblowing-Policy-April17

Screening-Questionnaire-Whistleblowing-2017

Name of Policy

Policy Aims

Date Screened

Screened Out or Screened In

Policy and Screening Questionnaire

Anti-Bribery Policy

Derry City & Strabane District Council is committed to the prevention, deterrence and detection of bribery.  The Council has a zero-tolerance towards bribery and aims to maintain anti-bribery compliance ‘business as usual’ rather than as a one-off exercise.

1st April 2017

Screened Out

Anti-Bribery-Policy-April17


Screening-Questionnaire-Anti-Bribery-2017

Conflicts of Interest

The purpose of this policy is to ensure that the name, reputation, and integrity of Derry City and Strabane District are not compromised and that procurements and projects are not compromised
Council is committed to addressing the issue of conflicts of interest and therefore this policy seeks to ensure that conflicts of interest are identified and managed in a way that safeguards the integrity of staff and maximises public confidence in the Council’s ability to deliver public services properly. 

1st April 2017

Screened Out

Conflicts-of-Interest-Policy-April17

Screening-Questionnaire-Conflict-of-Interest-Policy-(April-2017)

Gifts and Hospitality

The purpose of this Policy is:
- To ensure that Elected Members and Council workers always maintain the highest standards of conduct in their roles within Council.
- To protect against claims of compromised decision making in Council business.
- To ensure compliance with the Principles of Public Life drawn up by the Nolan Committee and the NI Assembly.
- To ensure compliance with relevant legislation.

1st April 2017

Screened Out

Gifts-Hospitality-Policy

Screening-Questionnaire-Gifts-Hospitality-Screening

Name of Policy

Policy Aims

Date Screened

Screened Out or Screened In

Policy and Screening Questionnaire

Bonfire Policy

This policy aims to assist Council in complying with its duties under the HSW Order and control risk to members of the public accessing Council property.
In doing so it also aims to

  • Reduce number of bonfires.
  • Promote responsible bonfire management and alternatives to bonfires
  • Engaging with communities to work in bringing about cultural changes

5th April 2017

Screened Out

Regulating-Bonfires-on-Council-Land-Policy-Screening-Questionnaire

Car Pool Scheme

The purpose of this policy is to regulate and manage Council’s Car pool scheme.  This will promote both sustainable travel and to reduce the impacts of business travel on the environment.

6th April 2017

Screened Out

 Car-Pool-Policy-and-Screening

 

General Data Protection Regulations Policy

The aim of the policy is to ensure that all personal data held by the Council is dealt with in the appropriate manner and in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulations.

28th March 2018

Screened Out

 Data-Protection-and-GDPR-Policy

Screening-Questionnaire-GDPR-Policy