Transparency

Before you make an FOI

If you are seeking a Freedom of Information request, you may find the information you need in the Downloads on this page.

Council spend over £500

The Council provides details of payments that have been made to suppliers and other parties on a monthly basis with a transaction value exceeding £500 (exclusive of Value Added Tax).

Spending, for the purposes of these reports includes that on goods, supplies and services, transport, contracts, capital expenditure and grants but excludes:

  • Payments made to staff
  • Housing Benefits
  • Financing and Investments
  • Sensitive social care information, e.g. payments to foster carers
  • Confidential information, such as Council Tax or Business Rate refunds.

Some supplier names have also been redacted as publishing this along with the payment details would be considered personal information about individuals.

Details of Council Spend 

Sefton Council Supplier Spend April 2021 (csv 681KB)
Sefton Council Supplier Spend May 2021 (csv 682KB)
Sefton Council Supplier Spend June 2021 (csv 777KB)
Sefton Council Supplier Spend March 2021 (csv 1.15MB)
Sefton Council Supplier Spend April 2021 (csv 681KB)
Sefton Council Supplier Spend March 2021 (1) (csv 1.15MB)
Sefton Council Supplier Spend January 2021 (csv 712KB)
Sefton Council Supplier Spend February 2021 (csv 685KB)
Sefton Council Supplier Spend January 2021 (1) (csv 710KB)
Sefton Council Supplier Spend - December 2020 (csv 709KB)
Sefton Council Supplier Spend- November 2020 (csv 720KB)
Sefton Council Supplier Spend- October 2020 (csv 672KB)
Sefton Council Supplier Spend - September 2020 (csv 675KB)
Sefton Council Supplier Spend - August 2020 (csv 611KB)
Sefton Council Supplier Spend - July 2020 (csv 672KB)
Sefton Council Supplier Spend - June 2020 (csv 645KB)
Sefton Council Supplier Spend - May 2020 (csv 1.02MB)
Sefton Council Supplier Spend - April 2020 (csv 620KB)

For previous years spend, click here

 

Government Procurement Card Transactions

Government Procurement Card Transactions Jan Mar 2021 (csv 30KB)
Government Procurement Card Transactions Apr Jun 2021 (csv 38KB)
Government Procurement Card Transactions Oct Dec 2020 (csv 32KB)
Government Procurement Card Transactions Jul Sep 2020 (csv 25KB)
Government Procurement Card Transactions Apr Jun 2020 (csv 25KB)
Government Procurement Card Transactions Oct - Dec 2019 (excel 101KB)
Government Procurement Card Transactions July - Sep 2019 (excel 107KB)
Government Procurement Card Transactions Apr - Jun 2019 (excel 100KB)
Government Procurement Card Transactions Jan - Mar 2019 (excel 84KB)
Government Procurement Card Transactions Oct - Dec 2018 (excel 91KB)
Government Procurement Card Transactions Jul - Sept 2018 (excel 89KB)
Government Procurement Card Transactions Apr - Jun 2018 (excel 97KB)
Government Procurement Card Transactions Jan - Mar 2018 (excel 78KB)
Government Procurement Card Transactions Oct - Dec 2017 (excel 72KB)
Government Procurement Card Transactions Jul - Sept 2017 (excel 74KB)
Government Procurement Card Transactions Apr - Jun 2017 (excel 70KB)
Government Procurement Card Transactions Jan - Mar 2017 (excel 68KB)
Government Procurement Card Transactions Oct - Dec 2016 (excel 64KB)
Government Procurement Card Transactions Jul - Sept 2016 (excel 52KB)
Government Procurement Card Transactions Apr - Jun 2016 (excel 50KB)
Government Procurement Card Transactions Jan - Mar 2016 (excel 48KB)
Government Procurement Card Transactions Oct - Dec 2015 (excel 42KB)
Government Procurement Card Transactions Jul - Sept 2015 (excel 46KB)
Government Procurement Card Transactions Apr - Jun 2015 (excel 51KB)
Government Procurement Card Transactions Jan - Mar 2015 (excel 40KB)
Government Procurement Card Transactions 2014 (excel 140KB)
Government Procurement Card Transactions Jan - March 2021 (csv 30KB)

LGA Peer Review 2018/19

Local Government Association Peer Review - Action Plan (Jan 2019) (pdf 493KB)
Sefton Council Peer Review Position Statement 2018 (pdf 2.82MB)
Sefton Council Corporate Peer Challenge Feedback Report Sept 2018 (pdf 140KB)

Personnel

Senior Salary 19 / 20 (excel 25KB)
Senior Management Structure (pdf 1MB)
Pay Policy 2020-21 (pdf 339KB)
Workforce Monitoring Report (pdf 908KB)
Government Apprenticeship Reporting (word 13KB)
HR Monitoring Report Appendices 2020 (word 200KB)
Gender Pay Gap Reporting 2020 (word 29KB)
Trade Union Facility Time - Central Function 2019-20 (word 27KB)
Trade Union Facility Time - Central Function 2019-20 (1) (word 27KB)
Trade Union Facility Time - Education 2019-20 (word 27KB)
Trade Union Facility Time - Education 2019-20 (1) (word 27KB)

Other Key documents

Land and Property Assets December 2020 (word 353KB)
Ward Funds 2018-19 (pdf 70KB)
Elections - scale of fees and charges (pdf 105KB)
Staff fees for Elections 2015 (pdf 79KB)
Voluntary Community Faith Sector VCF Review (pdf 170KB)
Senior Management Structure (pdf 1MB)

Counter Fraud

Counter Fraud Work 2019 20 (pdf 31KB)

Payment of Invoices Performance Data​

Under Regulation 113 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, the Council is required to publish performance data on an annual basis for the financial year ending 31 March for payment of valid and undisputed invoices within 30 days. The Council’s performance for 2016/17 to 2018/19 is included in the table below:

Financial Year Proportion of valid and undisputed* invoices paid within 30 days The amount of interest actually paid to suppliers (£’s) due to late payment The amount of interest potentially* liable to pay due to a breach of Regulation 113
2020/21  92% Not separately identified £74,316
2019/20 83% Not separately identified £188,899
2018/19 83% Not separately identified £413,700
2017/18 81% Not separately identified £393,030
​2016/17 79% Not separately identified £301,580

*Please note: for the purpose of this exercise we are unable to differentiate invoices that may have been or are in dispute.

Parking

  • Income and Expenditure is detailed in the following document
Parking Income & Expenditure 2015-2018 (pdf 365KB)
  • The 2018/19 levy for Sefton is £18,605m made to the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority for the provision of public transport services in the borough. The Parking surplus contributes towards this levy. 
  • Number of on-street parking spaces is estimated as 1400 pay and display bays (as individual bays are not marked). Does not include Residents Privileged Parking Bays.
  • Number of off-street parking bays is 6300.

Waste contracts

  • There are no waste contracts managed by Sefton Council that are in excess of £5k per annum.

Last Updated on Friday, July 30, 2021

Recite Me Button