The Local Government Transparency Code 2015 was issued by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government to define the publication of information by local authorities about the discharge of their functions.
You can access a copy of the code here:
For the council’s Governance documents click here.
In relation to the functions undertaken by Macclesfield Town Council, the following datasets will be published quarterly – Expenditure over £500 and Grants Awarded.
The open data we release is licensed under the Open Government License (external website). You may use and re-use the data that is available under this license with only a few conditions. Use of material expressly made available under this license (the ‘Information’) indicates your acceptance of the terms and conditions of the license.
Expenditure over £500
Individual items of expenditure that exceed £500 are shown in comma separated files. Grant awards are shown separately under Voluntary and Community Sector Grants.
Voluntary and Community Sector Grants
Grants awarded by Macclesfield Town Council are shown in comma separated files.
It is a requirement for Local Authorities to annually publish information about counter fraud.