Council and democracy

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    Accessibility

    Gravesham Borough Council is committed to ensuring accessible services to all. Accessibility covers all access channels, for example telephone, personal visit, email and website.

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    Complaints & Comments

    If you have a complaint or comment about a council service let us know straight away.

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    Corporate Governance

    Governance is how local government bodies ensure that they are doing the right things, in the right way, for the right people in a timely, inclusive, open, honest and accountable manner.

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    Council budgets and spending

    Our Medium Term Financial Strategy demonstrates that Gravesham wants to structure and manage its finances and to ensure it fits with and supports the direction of the council's objectives.

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    Councillors, democracy and elections

    Borough Councillors represent Wards within the Borough and are elected to serve for a four year term of office.

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    Gravesham Gateway

    Gravesham Gateway is situated in the Civic Centre and boasts a range of facilities, complimented by the new Civic Square area, Spotlites cafe, Woodville Halls Theatre and The Blake Gallery

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    Data protection and freedom of information

    Gravesham Borough Council holds a wide range of information and the public can legally request access to certain information that the council holds.

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    Neighbourhood partnerships

    Gravesham Borough Council in partnership with Kent County Council has introduced three Neighbourhood Forums - Gravesham Rural, Gravesham East and Northfleet and Gravesend West.

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    Performance

    In order for the council to ensure it is delivering the right things at the right time for the communities within Gravesham, it is essential that the authority monitors its performance against its objectives and priorities.

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    Scrutiny

    Scrutiny is a key element of the Council's executive arrangements and is the main way by which executive decision-makers are held to public account for the discharge of the functions for which they are responsible.

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    Statistics and census information

    Gravesham is located in North Kent, twenty five miles from London. The 2001 census shows approximately 96,000 people living in the borough, in around 38,000 households.

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    Strategic policy

    Information on policies that relate to a more strategic overview for the council.

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