Business Plan/Policy Statement
Group Vision, Mission and Values

Area and Infrastructure

Adoption and Abandonment Policy
Asset Prioritisation Criteria


Biodiversity Action Plan
Biosecurity Policy
Drought Policy
Health and Safety Policy and Responsibilities
ISO 9001ISO 14001
Managing Non Native Invasive Species | Giant Hogweed | Japanese Knotweed
Rechargeable Works Policy and Staff Plan | Organisation Chart | ID Cards | Current Charge-Out Rates | Public Sector Cooperation Agreement (Template) Standard Conditions of Engagement for providing Consultancy Services | Standard Terms and Conditions of Business for carrying out Rechargeable Works
Ragwort Control Policy
Standard Maintenance Operations Policy | ADA/NE Channel Maintenance Guide | EA Channel Management Handbook
Statement of Capabilities
Supplier Performance Policy
Sustainability Policy

Development Control

Development Control Charges and Fees Policy
Planning and Byelaw Strategy | Supplementary Guidance


Capital Financing and Reserves Policy
Financial Regulations
Investment Strategy
Practitioners’ Guide to Proper Practices (March 2020) which applies to all Smaller Authorities in England
Rate Levies and Collection Policy
Register of Drainage Hereditaments: Maintenance and Inspection Policy
Rights to Inspect, ask questions about and challenge items in the Accounts
Safeguarding Public Money Policy


ADA’s Guide to Good Governance
Anti-Fraud and Corruption Policy
Bribery Act Policy
Complaints Policy
Data Protection Policy | Data Breach Procedures
Division of Responsibilities: Chief Executive and Chairman
Document Retention/Destruction Policy
Employees Code of Conduct
Freedom of Information Publication Scheme
Guidance to Local Authorities when making appointments to IDBs
Information Security and Systems – Acceptable Use Policy
Recording, Filming and Reporting of IDB Meetings Policy
Reserved Matters
Risk Management Policy
Scheme of Delegation: Plenary, Advisory and Joint Committees
Stakeholder Engagement Policy
Standing Orders
Unreasonable Complainant Behaviour Policy
Whistleblowing Policy

Board Members

Chairman’s Allowance and Members Expenses Policy
Election of Members Policy (Casual Vacancies)
Members Code of Conduct and Register of Interests
Members Responsibilities, Duties and Liabilities

Internal Use Only

Business Continuity Plan
Emergency Response Plan
Employee Handbooks and Policies

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Contact details

During office hours
(between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm)
Tel: +44(0)1553 819600
Fax: +44(0)1553 819639
Email: info@wlma.org.uk

Central Office: Kettlewell House, Austin Fields
Industrial Estate, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1PH

Out of hours

Please contact the Duty Officer on +44(0)7841 571251 or send an email to dutyofficer@wlma.org.uk. Otherwise if you know who you need to contact in an emergency, please refer to the Member Board’s ‘Contact us’ webpage on this site for their out of hours contact details.

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