Transparency

Information that meets the Town Council’s statutory obligations is published on this website.

The Town Council’s approach to the effective and appropriate management of information is included within the documents below:

 

Information Management and Data Protection Policy

Publication Scheme and Guidance

 

Expenditure

All payments made by the Town Council are reported on the minutes of the Town Council meetings.

Larger councils must publish details of each individual item of expenditure that exceeds £500. Items of expenditure include:

• individual invoices

• grants and grant payments

• expense payments

• payments for goods and services

• rent

• transactions with other public bodies

For each item of expenditure the following information must be published:

• date expenditure incurred

• beneficiary

• purpose of the expenditure

• amount

• VAT that cannot be recovered

• category (e.g. computers, grounds maintenance

 

Councillors receive information about every item of expenditure and payment is approved prior to the funds being released. This also includes information about allowances or expenses paid to Councillors.

 

Staffing

The staffing structure for the Town Council is detailed within this document Staffing Structure. Further information can also be located in the Pay Policy.

 

Procurement

Local councils must publish details of the contracts that are in place and the procurement exercises that were undertaken. This information can be found here: 2018/19 Procurement Information 

 

Council Land and Assets

Local councils must publish details of all land and building assets. This information can be found here: 2018/19 Land and Assets 

 

 

Please contact biddulph@staffordshire.gov.uk or 01782 297845 for further details or help to access this information.

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