We are committed to being open and transparent about how we work, our decision-making processes and the services we provide. We have used the government's Local Government Transparency Code , feedback from the public and requests made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to identify what should be published. Over time, this will grow in response to the demand for public data.
Data in these reports is freely re-usable under the terms of the Open Government Licence .
Our Statement of Accounts is available.
You can see details of our spending plans, expenditure and income for main services:
You can see information about external assessments and audits of the Council:
Most decisions are made by the Executive acting as a committee but some are made by individual Executive Members who are responsible for specific areas of our work:
The Freedom of Information Act 2000 provides a right of access to information. You should make a request for information in writing to the relevant department or section.
These reports have been produced to show salaries paid to our senior managers. It is taken from officers in post on 1 October 2014:
Data on our size and scale, including employment, expenditure and service responsibilities, is provided to help with understanding the scope of management roles:
Here is the data for previous years:
Under the Localism Act 2011, we must prepare and publish a pay policy statement for the financial year 2012/13 and then for each subsequent financial year.
Local Pay Policy (281 KB)
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