What we spend and how we spend it

Financial information about projected and actual income and expenditure, procurement, contracts and financial audit.

Financial statements and budgets

Financial statements, budgets and variance reports – This includes:

  • The capital programme
  • Spending reviews
  • Financial audit reports
  • District auditor’s report
  • Financial statements for projects and events
  • Funding for partnership arrangements
  • Payments to suppliers – All payments over £500 provided on a monthly basis
  • Reports are also presented through the committee system
  • Counter-fraud reporting

The members’ allowances scheme

Members allowances – includes the allowances paid under it to councillors each year.

Staff allowances, expense rates and policies

Link to staff allowances, expense rates and policies

Pay and grading structures

Link to pay and grading for all staff

Election expenses

Election expenses (returns or declarations and accompanying documents relating to election expenses sent to the council) can be viewed at Shire Hall County office.

Procurement

Internal financial regulations

As listed in financial standing orders