What we spend and how we spend it
These items cover financial information relating to projected and actual income and expenditure, tendering, procurement and contracts. Anything with significant financial implications for the Council will be subject to a decision by Members and, where possible, will be discussed in public.
Council Tax explained
Financial statements, budget and monitoring reports
Information about the council's annual budget, monitoring reports and other financial statements.
The financial strategy is a longer-term overview of the investment requirements to help with the allocation of resources needed to deliver the council's objective and priorities.
Each month we publish a list of all payments made that are over £500 (excluding VAT) showing:
- Who we paid
- How much we paid
- What the payment was for
This can be found on our payment to suppliers page.
Allowances paid to Councillors
Details regarding the amounts paid to Councillors and the Mayor under the Members Allowances Scheme.
Staff allowances and expenses are not currently on the internet. If you require information regarding this item please submit a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Pay and grading structure
Details of the salaries paid to the Council's chief officers. If you require information regarding pay and grading structures you should submit a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Procurement strategy and regulations
List of contracts awarded and their value
This information is published:
Internal Financial Regulations
This information can be found via our financial procedure rules page