Transparency CodeThe Local Government Transparency Code 2015
applies to local authorities including parish councils which have an annual turnover greater than £200,000. The transparency code for smaller authorities applies to parish councils with an annual turnover of £25,000 or less. Westbourne Parish Council’s annual turnover is greater than £25,000 but less than £200,000 and as such neither transparency code applies.
It is anticipated that the law will change to correct this anomaly and, in the meantime, it is the Parish Council’s intention to publish information as though the Transparency Code applies.
The Transparency Code requires local authorities in England to publish the following information quarterly: Expenditure exceeding £500
Additionally, local authorities are required to publish the following information annually: