Local Government Transparency Code 2015
This Code is issued to meet the Government's desire to place more power into citizens' hands to increase democratic accountability and make it easier for local people to contribute to the local decision-making process and help shape public services.
The Local Government Transparency Code 2015 came into effect on 1 April 2015. The Code is issued by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government in exercise of powers under Section 2 of the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980, and replaces any previous codes issued in relation to authorities in England under those powers.
Full details can be found at on the GOV.UK website
Lancing Parish Council meets the definition of a local authority covered by the requirements of the code, defined as 'a parish council which has gross annual income or expenditure (whichever is higher) exceeding £200,000'.
The code requires local authorities in England to publish the following information quarterly:
Procurement Information (to follow)
Additionally, local authorities are required to publish the following information annually:
Lastly, local authorities are required to publish the following information as a one-off publication:
Waste Contracts (to follow)