Local Government Transparency Code

Local Government Transparency Code 2015

In February 2015 the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government issued the Local Government Transparency Code 2015. The code sets out the minimum data and information that all Local Authorities must publish, the frequency it should be published and how it should be published.

The following tables set out links to the mandatory data and information that the Council is required to publish quarterly, annually and only once.

All of the information provided can be used and re-used under the terms of the Open Government Licence, published by the National Archive – please familiarise yourself with the terms of the licence before re-using any of the data.

Information which must be published quarterly:

 
 Data Link

Expenditure over £500 – each individual item of expenditure above £500.

We have chose to publish details of all expenditure above £250

Expenditure exceeding £250
Government Procurement Card Transactions – for every transaction on a Government Procurement Card

 

Procurement card transactions

 

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)

Details of any contract, commissioned activity, purchase order, framework agreement and any other legally enforceable agreement with a value that exceeds £5,000.

(Updated July 2019)

Details of Invitations to Tender

 

 

Contracts Register

 

 

Information which must be published annually:

 

 
Data Link

Local Authority Land – details on all land and building assets (Updated April 2019)

Local Authority Social Housing Stock – value of social housing within the Council’s Housing Revenue Account

 

https://www.hyndburnbc.gov.uk/download-package/local-authority-land-and-building-assets-2/

N/A – Hyndburn Borough Council does not have a Housing Revenue Account

Grants to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations – details of all grants (Updated April 2019) Grants to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations

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

(updated October 2018)

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.

(Updated July 2018)

Management Structure 

Trade Union facility time

 

Parking Account – income and expenditure on the authority’s parking account including details of revenue collected from on-street parking, off-street parking and Penalty Charge Notices. Detail of how the authority has spent a surplus on its parking account.

Parking spaces – Number of marked out controlled on and off-street parking spaces or an estimate of the number of spaces where controlled parking space is not marked out in individual parking bays or spaces

(Updated April 2019)

 

Parking Account

 

 

Parking Spaces

 

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

(Updated July 2018)

Senior salaries – see latest Statement of Accounts
Constitution – the constitution of the Council (Updated May 2019) Constitution
The pay multiple – defined as the ratio between the highest paid taxable earning 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 (Updated October 2018) Pay multiple – See 10
Fraud – details of counter fraud work and associated staffing (Updated April 2019) Fraud Details

Information which must be published once only:

 

 
Data Link
Waste Contracts – details of existing waste collection contracts. Not applicable

All of the information included in the Inventory of Data can be used and re-used under the terms of the Open Government Licence, published by the National Archive – please familiarise yourself with the terms of the licence before re-using any of the data.