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Transparency Code 2015

Under the transparency Code we must publish several defined data sets which are available in the related links listed below. Please click the link to take you to the relevant information.

For more Information on the Transparency Code please visit the website

Council Expenditure

We publish individual items of expenditure of over £250. Please see the downloads section within where your money goes to view these

Council owned property and land

You can find out more information on what property and land we own

Contracts Register

We are required to publish all contracts in their entirety where the value of the contract exceeds £5,000. You can view current opportunities and awarded contracts on our selling to the council page

Community Grants

Local authorities must publish details of all grants to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations. Available grants and previously awarded grants can be viewed on our community support grants page

Senior Management and organisational structure

Local authorities must publish an organisation chart covering staff in the top three levels of the organisation. Our senior management structure can be viewed on our organisational chart. Current vacancies can be viewed by clicking on the link within our jobs at the council. Our pay policy statements can be viewed on our council finances page and you on our working with us page can view our latest pay scales

Trade Unions

We are required to publish data on the amount and spend of facility time in respect of staff who are Trade Union representatives. Read our report on Trade Union facility time here

Car Park Accounting

A breakdown of income and expenditure on our car parking account and a breakdown on any surplus can be viewed in our car parking report. Details on parking spaces within the district can be found in our list of car parks

Counter Fraud Investigation

We are required to publish annually information relating to our council wide fraud and irregularity activity. You can view this information on our counter fraud report

Waste Contract

Details on our the existing contract for the Council’s waste collection services can be viewed on our waste contract

Social Housing Asset Value

We sold our social housing stock to South Oxfordshire Housing Association (SOHA) through a Large Scale Voluntary Transfer in 1997, therefore we do not have a Social Housing Asset Value.

If you cannot find the information you want in the links above, please check our Publication Scheme page. Alternatively, you can submit a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 or the Environmental Information Regulations 2004

Open Government Licence – use and re-use of information

The information available under the Transparency Code is licensed under the Open Government Licence (OGL) and you can use and re-use the information that is available under this licence freely and flexibly, with only a few conditions as set out in the OGL licence.  When you use this information under the OGL, you must use the following attribution statement to acknowledge the source of the information and, where possible include a link to the licence and OGL symbol:

© South Oxfordshire District Council This [insert name of information resource] is licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0 except where otherwise stated.

Contact us - Information Governance Team

South Oxfordshire District Council
Abbey House, Abbey Close
OX14 3JE