Transparency & Finances

THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT TRANSPARENCY CODE

The Code requires that all Principal Authorities publicise specified categories of data, and recommends the publication of additional data, under the headings below. For Town and Parish Councils this is not enforceable by law for those with a budget below £6.5m, but is regarded as best practice. 

 
Expenditure exceeding £500 (payments are listed in the document section below)
 
Data on the land and buildings held by the authority;
Currently this is the cemetery including the lodge and chapel on Farlesthorpe Road.
 
Information on invitations to tender/quote with a value of over £5,000;
None current
 
Details of every transaction on a Government Procurement Card;
The Council currently does not use proecurement cards
 
Grants to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations: dates made and amounts granted;

Access Centre - £100 - April 2016
Memorial Park Trustees - £3,000 - June 2016
Alford Sports Hall - £500 - June 2016
Alford Manor House - £300 - August 2016

The authority’s organisation chart, covering the top three levels in the organisation, including salary bands;
The Town Council has 3 staff. Due to the small size of the workforce, salary details are not published here as personal details could be identified. Monthly total payments are published in the Council minutes each month. 
 
Details of trade union facility time: number of representatives and spending upon them;
None
 
Data on parking revenues;
None
 
The number of controlled parking spaces within their area;
None
 
Data on the value of the authority’s social housing stock;
The Council does not have a social housing stock
 
Data on senior salaries 
All employees fall below the threshold requiring publication
 
 
DOCUMENTS
Documents are available for years prior to those shown below. Should you wish to view these please contact us to arrange an appointment to inspect them.