About the Transparency & Model Publication Scheme
As a public body spending taxpayers’ money, we strive to be open and accountable in the way we operate. Our website holds lots of information about the council and the services we provide. This section is intended to make it easier to find information that you may are looking for and which we are required to publish.
The Transparency Code 2015
Under the transparency Code we must publish several defined data sets which are available in the related pages listed on the right. Please click the link to take you to the relevant information. For more information on the Transparency Code please visit the Gov.uk website.
The Publication Scheme
The Freedom of Information Act 2000 places an obligation on the council to adopt and maintain a Publication Scheme. We adopted the Model Publication Scheme, approved by the Information Commissioner’s Office, which represents a commitment by us to make information available to the public.
If you cannot find the information you want in our Publication Scheme or on our website, for example in our transparency code information, please contact us for details of how you can obtain the information. Alternatively, you can submit a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 or the Environmental Information Regulations 2000
Open Government Licence – use and re-use of information
The information available under the Transparency Code and the Publication Scheme 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
135 Eastern Avenue, Milton Park,
Milton OX14 4SB