Data and Information

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) gives people a right of access to information held by public bodies unless an exemption applies.
The Environmental Information Regulations (EIR) gives the public access rights to Environmental Information held by a public authority.
We embrace the Government's transparency agenda because we recognise the importance for local people to be able to find out how we are spending money.
We believe that it is important to be open and transparent about what we pay our Senior Officers. You can view the salaries of all Officers who receive more than £50,000 per year.
Data matching involves comparing computer records held by one body against other computer records held by the same or another body to see how far they match.
The Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2015 allow individuals and organisations to apply to re-use information held by us.
Information about us and our website and the information that we collect.
In February 2015 the Government issued the Local Government Transparency Code 2015.
Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility. We work closely with other agencies to promote people's welfare and protect them from harm.
There is an ever-increasing drive towards open data in government. We take our responsibilities for openness seriously and will actively strive to publish information that's relevant to your needs.
Local authorities must publish details of every invitation to tender for contracts to provide goods and/or services with a value that exceeds £5,000 and details of any contract, commissioned activity, purchase order, framework agreement and any other legally enforceable agreement with a value that exceeds £5,000. Local authorities must also publish details of their existing waste collection contracts.
Local authorities must publish details of all land and building assets including:
Local authorities must publish details of all grants to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations.
Local Authorities are required to publish an organisation chart covering members of staff in the top three levels of the organisation. The organisation chart includes the top three levels of staff as well as the fourth level which consists of Service Managers.
Local authorities must publish the following information on trade union facility time in accordance with the Facility Time Publication Requirement Regulations 2017:
Local authorities must publish the following details:
The Annual State of the District Report provides an economic, social and environmental profile of our District.
Apprenticeships combine practical training in a job with study. As an apprentice you will get to work alongside experienced staff and will gain job-specific skills, as well as earning a wage and gaining valuable qualifications.
In 2019 we took part in a Peer Review, a process which involved a small team of Local Government Officers and Councillors spending time with us to provide challenge and share learning.