These items cover financial information relating to projected and actual income and expenditure, tendering, procurement and contracts.

Anything with significant financial implications for the Council will be subject to a decision by Members and, where possible, will be discussed in public.

Council Tax explained

Find out what your Council Tax pays for

Financial statements, budget and monitoring reports

Information about the council’s annual budget, quarterly budget monitoring reports and other financial statements.

Financial strategy

The financial strategy is a longer term overview of the investment requirements to help with the allocation of resources needed to deliver the council’s objectives and priorities.

Financial transactions

Every month the council publishes a report that itemises every payment that it makes to suppliers and agencies which is greater than £500.

Allowances paid to Councillors

Details regarding the amounts paid to Councillors and the Mayor under the Members Allowances Scheme.

 Staff allowances and expenses

Staff allowances and expenses are not currently on internet. If you require information regarding this item please submit a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to

Pay and grading structure

Details of the salaries paid to the Council's chief officers.

If you require information regarding pay and grading structures you should submit a request under the Freedom Of Information Act 2000 to

Procurement strategy and regulations

Procurement procedures and regulations relating to tendering opportunities with the council.

List of contracts awarded and their value

This information is published on The Chest website where you can register for email updates on contracts about to be tendered.

Internal Financial Regulations

This information can be found in part 4 of the consultation.

Annual accounts

Annual statement and summary of accounts.

Fees and charges

Details of fees and charges for services for which the council imposes a fee or charge.