Data Transparency – Local Government Transparency Code 2015
The intention of the Code is to increase transparency in the publication of public sector data and particularly around how public money is being spent, in order to allow residents to hold local authorities to account over how their council tax is spent and the decisions that tare taken on their behalf.
Seaton with Slingley Parish Council is committed to being open and transparent in its decision making processes and in the spending of taxpayer’s money. The Code requires the on-line publication of information which will provide local tax payers with a clear picture of their council’s activities, spending and governance and improving their ability to hold their local council to account.
Spending Over £100
Details of all accounts approved for payment are recorded in the minutes of meetings and can be found on the minutes information section of the website.
Payments 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020
All Payments 1.4.19 to 31.3.20
Payments 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
All Payments 1.4.18 to 31.3.19
Payments 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018
All Payments 1.4.17 to 31.3.18
End of Year Accounts
The end of year accounts can be found on the financial information section of the website.
Annual Governance Statements
Annual governance statements can be found on the financial information section of the website.
Internal Audit Reports
Internal audit reports can be found on the audit information section of the website.
Details of Councillors can be found on the Councillors section of the website.
Council Structure and Responsibilities
Seaton with Slingley Parish Council consists of 11 Councillors. Councillors are elected every 4 years.
The Parish Clerk is the Proper Officer of the Council and deals with the administration of the Council’s affairs including arranging meetings, preparing agendas and writing the minutes of meetings, as well as providing advice and guidance. The Clerk is also the Council’s Responsible Financial Officer and maintains the Council’s accounts.
Seaton with Slingley Parish Council’s Chairman, chair’s Council meetings and works closely with the Clerk setting agendas and dealing with urgent matters between meetings. The Chair also attends various functions and events on behalf of he Council.
The current Chair of the Council is Councillor Alyson Slater.
The Vice Chair of the Council deputises for the Chair in her absence.
The current Vice Chair of the Council is Councillor D Temple.
Public Land and Buildings
Seaton with Slingley Parish Council does not own any land or buildings.
Agendas, Minutes and Supporting Papers
Agendas and supporting papers for forthcoming and previous meetings can be found on the agendas and minutes section of the website.