The monthly report is attached to this page.
It lists all relevant supplier payments of £500 or more, excluding VAT.
We publish the data each month in 2 formats – Comma Separated Values (CSV) and Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF).
To help you understand this report the following table explains the data in each column heading of the report.
A table to explain column headings in the attached spending report.
|Column heading||Explanation of data|
||Name of the organisation making the payment
||Code to identify the organisation making the payment
|Service area categorisation
||The service area that has spent the money
||The part of the council (departments) that made the payment
||Description of the type of expenditure
||The date that the payment was processed by our payments system
||A reference number for each payment
||The actual value of the payment, excluding VAT
||The name of the supplier or organisation
Based on the latest government guidance, we exclude the following items:
- payments from schools delegated budgets
- payments to employees
- member allowances (this information is published annually)
- payments to HMRC for VAT, PAYE, National Insurance and pensions
- financing and investment transactions
In a number of instances payments of a personal nature are shown but, for data protection reasons, the supplier name has been replaced with 'redacted personal data'.
If you would like further information on any data that has not been redacted, please submit your enquiry using the online enquiry form.