Media and publicity
Media Relations Protocols in line with Local Government Association Best Practice.
Media Relations Protocol
The Media Relations Protocol is for officers and councillors and sets out procedures and protocols for media relations, the writing and issuing of media releases and the procedures for releasing information to the media. Its aim is to recognise the value of the media in communicating information to the public and to use the media effectively to communicate with key audiences about our services and priorities.
Information for Journalists
All enquiries by journalists must go through the Communication Officer. If the Communication Officer is unable to answer a query straight away, they will find a source for the correct information and get back to you.
Arranging interviews with elected members and officer
Interviews with elected members and officers must be made through the Communication Officer.