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Local Government Transparency

Local Government Transparency

The Code of Recommended Practice for Local Authorities on Data Transparency (Pursuant to Section 2 of Local Government, Planning & Land Act 1980

In October 2014, the Local Government Transparency Code came into effect. The Act covers recommended practice on data Transparency and applies to Parish and Town Councils with a gross income and expenditure in excess of £200,000. The Government is recommending an increase in transparency through publication of data to enable tax payers to see how local authorities use public money.

Watchet Town Council publishes most of the information already on this website and is open and transparent in how it transacts its business.

Please see the information below

Expenditure over £500

The Council is obliged to publish any expenditure over £500 including supplier and transaction information. Click on the date below to view payments.

February 2020

January 2020

December 2019

November 2019

October 2019

September 2019

July/August 2019

July 2019

June 2019

May 2019

April 2019

March 2019

February 2019 Payment outside of Full Council Meeting

February 2019

January 2019

External Audit

Annual Governance Statements



Accounting Statements



External Auditors Report



Location of Land and Building Assets

Asset Register currently being updated - will be available soon.

Grants awarded to Community Groups and Organisations

April 2018 to March 2019