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Due to essential maintenance, the following systems will be unavailable from 6.00pm on Monday 2 October until 8.00am on Tuesday 3 October: our online council tax, business rates and housing benefit services, and our welfare assistance form. You will also not be able to register to pay council tax online, make a change of address for council tax or cancel single person discount. You are still able to make a payment during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Payments to suppliers over £500

The reports on this page list payments with a value of £500 or over (exclusive of VAT) made to suppliers. The reports are prepared and published 30 days after the end of each month.

Publication of these lists forms part of our commitment to being open and transparent with residents.

This information is included in a report showing all invoice payments over £500 that we have paid during the relevant period. The reports show a number of columns of data which are explained in the table below:

ColumnField nameExplanation
AService areaThe service area responsible for sending the money
BService divisionThe service division responsible for spending the money
CExpense typeGeneral heading that describes the type of expenditure    
DExpense codeThe code used to identify the service area budget used
EDetailed expense typeDetailed description of the type of expenditure
FPayment dateThe date on which the payment was made
GTransaction numberThe unique number to identify the transaction within the council's financial management system
HAmount Exc VATNet amount paid to the supplier (that is, excluding recoverable vat)
ISupplier nameThe name of the recipient of the payment

There are a number of exemptions in the data provided. These include non-commercial payments to specific individuals which cannot be disclosed as they are covered by Data Protection Act requirements. Staff and pensions information is also not included.

The reports below are available in comma separated variable (CSV) format.

Comments and queries

If you have any queries or would like to comment on the information provided, please contact us.