On 28th September 2011, the Government published a Code of Recommended Practice for Local Authorities on Data Transparency.
The intention of the code is to increase transparency in publication of public sector data and particularly around how public money is being spent, in order to allow local people to hold local authorities to account over how their council tax is spent and the decisions that are taken on their behalf.
Horden Parish Council is committed to being open and transparent in its decision making processes and in the spending of taxpayer’s money, it fully supports the principals of the code.
This part of our website is dedicated to providing you with links to our latest performance information. The code recommends easy and open access to the following information:
- Senior Employees’ Salaries Over £58,200 per year – No employee receives a salary at this level.
- Grants and Donations – Horden Parish Council reserves each year a sum of money for disbursement on grants to organisations and activities which contribute constructively to the life of the village, this being in the form of a cash donation or the use of a free or discounted room charge in Horden Social Welfare Centre.
It is the policy of Horden Parish Council that where charitable organisations, supported by local people, can provide facilities and services for the community, they are supported financially in so doing. The Council will earmark a sum within each annual budget to be used at the sole discretion of the Council in furtherance of this policy.
Details of grants/donations which have been awarded by Horden Parish Council can be viewed below:
- Grants and Donations 2018-19.
- Grants 201718
- Grants and Donations 2015-16
Grants and Donations 2014-15
Grants and Donations 2013-14
Grants and Donations 2012-13
Grants and Donations 2011-12
Councillor Allowances and Expenses – Payments made to Horden Parish Councillors are detailed below:
- Members Claims 2014-15
Members Claims 2013-14
Members Claims 2012-13Mem
Members Claims 2011-12
Expenditure exceeding £500 – Please find details below of all payments made by the Parish Council:
- February 2019
- March 2019
- April-May 2019
- June 2019
- July 2019
- August 2019
- September 2019
- October 2019
- November 2019
- December 2019
- January 2020
2019/20 Financial – Budgets, Precept and a Summary of Services for which the Council can charge for:
Horden Parish Council Members Allowance Scheme & Durham County Council Remuneration Panel Report:
Conclusion of Audit
Staff Establishment Structure:
Parish Council Land
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