Data transparency code

  1. Data transparency code
  2. Our data transparency code (You are here)

Our data transparency code

The code links to the mandatory data and information that the Council is required to publish. As this is a new requirement not all of the information is currently available.

Information which must be published quarterly

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Expenditure over £500 - each individual item of expenditure above £500 (individual invoices, grant payments, expense payments, payments for goods and services, grants, grant in aid, rent, credit notes over £500 and transactions from other public bodies).

Financial documentation

Government procurement card transactions - for every transaction on a government procurement card.

Financial documentation

Procurement information - all invitations to tender for contracts to provide goods and/or services with a value that exceeds £5,000 (net amount excluding recoverable VAT)

All contracts, commissioned activity purchase order, framework agreement etc with a value exceeding £5,000 (net excluding recoverable VAT)

Contract register

Information which must be published annually

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Organisation chart - covering each member of staff in the top three levels of the organisation.

Council senior management structure

Trade union facility time - details on union representatives including total number, total number who spend at least 50% of time on union duties, basic estimate of spending on unions and names of trade unions represented in the local authority.

Trade union facility time

Senior salaries - detail of number of employees whose remuneration was at least £50k in brackets of £5k, details of remuneration and job title of certain senior employees whose salary is at least £50k and employees whose salaries are £150k or more, identified by name. In addition the Council is required to provide:

  • a list of responsibilities (e.g. the services and functions they are responsible for, budget held and number of staff)
  • details of bonuses and 'benefits-in-kind' for all senior employees whose salary exceeds £50k


Council senior management structure

Leadership job level description

Pay policy statement

Constitution - the constitution of the Council

Council constitution

The pay multiple - defined as the ratio between the highest paid taxable earnings for the given year (including base salary, variable pay, bonuses, allowances and the cash value of any benefits-in-kind) and the median earnings figure of the whole of the authority's workforce.

Pay policy statement

Information which must be published once only

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Waste contracts - details of existing waste collection contracts. This information is available via our contract register.

Contract register

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