We are required to publish a range of information from a variety of sources to help create transparency. 

Information that is available on our website is freely available for re-use under the provisions of the Open Government Licence.

The links below will take you to the relevant data for each area.

Pay, expenses and senior officer structure


  • Pay Multiple and Pay Policy Statement

  • Senior officer structure, salaries and benefits

  • Councillors’ allowance and expenditure

Council finance


  • Final Accounts and Budget Book

  • Expenditure over £250 - details of payments made by us that are over £250 (including VAT) (Over £500 for the period 1 April 2010 to 31 October 2014)

  • Building Control Financial Statement 2014/15

  • All procurement card transactions

Procurement information (with a value over £5,000)


  • Archive Contracts Register

  • Latest Opportunities Contracts Register

  • Waste Contract


Car parking data including income and expenditure:

Further information on car parking, such as car parking locations, can be found on the Car Parking page.

Datasets from Freedom of Information requests

The datasets below are published in response to information frequently requested under the Freedom of Information Act regarding business rates. The data is updated monthly.

Current business rate credits (as at 11 April 2017)

Current business rate write-ons (as at 11 April 2017)

Current list of business rate properties (as at 11 April 2017)

Please note the following exclusions:

  • the account reference as this is used for security purposes

  • the names of individuals due to data protection reasons

  • information that indicates a property is empty, for example exemption or reliefs. This information is exempt from release under Section 31(1)(a) of the Freedom of Information Act, which provides that information is exempt from disclosure if its release would, or would be likely to prejudice the prevention and detection of crime.