TransparencyThe Code of Recommended Practice for Local Authorities on Data Transparency
The Code of Recommended Practice for Local Authorities on Data Transparency
The Local Government Transparency Code came into effect in October 2014, this is a code of recommended practice on data transparency and applies to Parish and Town Councils with a gross income or expenditure in excess of £200,000.
The Government wants to increase transparency through publication of open data enabling tax payers to see how local authorities use public money.
Filton Town Council provides the majority of this information already on the website but has taken steps to update this page with either the information required, or provided a link where it is already provided on this website.
Expenditure over £500
A Council is obliged to publish any expenditure over £500, including supplier and transaction information. Filton Town Council displays all transactions ( not just those over £500)
Waste Disposal Contract
The Town Council are required to publish details of any senior employee salaries, job title and responsibilities for those earning over £50,000 per annum.
Details of the pay multiple can be found below;
Councillors Allowance & Expenses
Filton Town Council do not pay Councillors Allowances.
Grants to the voluntary community and social enterprise sector
Policies, Performance, External Audits and Key Inspections and Key Indicators.
Grants List 2017 – 2022
Standing Orders & Code of Conduct
Leisure Services Contract
Trade Union Facility Time
Total number of staff who are union representatives = 0
Total number of union representatives who devote at least 50% of their time to union duties = NONE