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Important note about the CSV files

We have saved the spreadsheets as PDF and CSV files so that they can be easily read in a variety of applications. However the CSV format uses a standard column width and not all entries may be completely visible. To view all the data, you will need to expand the columns. You can do this by selecting the sheet (the grey box beside column A and above row1), and then clicking on Format / Column / AutoFitSelection.



Latest Publish date

Trade union Facilities Time (Annual Publication)

The Transparency Code specifies that councils must publish the following items of information:
  • total number of (absolute and full-time equivalent) of staff who are union representatives
  • total number of union representatives who devote at least 50% of their time on union duties
  • names of all Trade Unions represented in the Local Authority
  • basic estimate of spending on unions (calculated as the number of full time equivalent days spent on union duties by LA staff who spend the majority of their time on union duties, multiplied by the average salary)
  • basic estimate of spending on unions as a percentage of the total pay bill (calculated as the number of full time equivalent says spent on union duties by LA staff who spent the majority of their time on union duties, multiplied by the average salary divided by the total paybill.)
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(as at 31 March 2019)

Senior Salary Data & Senior Salary Count (Annual Publication)

The Transparency Code mandates that local authorities publish information about senior salaries. The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (Statutory Instrument 2015/234) already require local authoroties to publish the following information about staff whose annual remuneration is at least £50,000.  
  • the number of employees whose remuneration in that year was at least £50,000 in brackets of £5,000
  • details of remuneration and job title of certain senior employees whose salary is at least £50,000, and
  • employees whose salaries are £150,000 or more must be identified by name.
The 2014 Transparency Code additionally requires councils to publish
  • a list of responsibilities of all senior employees whose annual salary was at least £50,000
  • details of bonuses and 'benefits in kind' of all senior employees whose annula salary was at least £50,000
The Senior Salaries data contains the following information;
  • Directorate (OrganisationalUnit)
  • Job title
  • Name (Where applicable - only relevant for staff whose salary )
  • Salary band
  • Expense Allowances, benefits in kind, pension contributions
  • Staff Responsibilities (Employee Count)
  • Budget Responsibilities (Renenue and Capital)

Senior Salary Count (Annual Publication)

The Transparency Code also requires the publication of the number of employees per remuneration band over £50,000, this is published alongside the Senior Salary Data.
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(as at 31 March 2020)
(as at 31 March 2020)

Senior Management Structure Chart (Annual Publication)

According to the Transparency Code, authorities must publish an organisation chart covering the top three management tiers of the organisation and showing the following items of information for each member of staff:
  • Grade
  • Job title
  • Department and Team permenant or temporary
  • Work contact details
  • Salary in £5,000 brackets
  • Maximum salary for the grade
pdf, csv, xls
(as at 31 March 2020)

Pay Multiple

The Transparency Code states that LAs must publish their pay multiple on their website.
Pay Multiple is defined as the ratio between the highest paid taxable earnings for the given year and the median earnings figure for the whole of the authority's workforce.
Annual as at 31/3/2020

Waste Collection Contracts

The attached details existing waste collection contracts. This is a one off requirement relating to present contracts, since future contracts will be covered under the contracts register provision of the code.
csv, xls


(as at 2018/19)

Local Authority Land

Information about Land and Building Assets. The attached dataset provides details all land and building assets including: all service and office properties occupied or controlled by user bodies, both freehold and leasehold ; any properties occupied or run under Private Finance Initiative contracts ; all other properties the council owns or uses, for example, hostels, laboratories, investment properties and depots ; garages unless rented as part of a housing tenancy agreement; surplus, sublet or vacant properties;  undeveloped land ; serviced or temporary offices where contractual or actual occupation exceeds three months.  
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Government Procurement Card Transactions

Quarterly data detailing all transactions paid by Government Procurement Card. Government procurement cards are a form of business card (similar to a credit card) that allows public sector and charitable organisations to purchase high volume, lower value goods and services. Publication of these lists forms part of the council's commitment to be open and transparent with its residents about expenditure.
csv, xls

Updated Quarterly

Spending transparency; All expenditure (SEE BELOW)

The following files list the total payments to suppliers. Publication of these lists forms part of the council's commitment to be open and transparent with its residents about our expenditure and is provided on a monthly basis, where possible by the end of the following month to which the information relates. The data requires review and processing for publication including redaction of any third party confidential information. 


January 2020

January 2020 Spending Transparency (xlsx)January 2020 Spending Transparency (csv)

February 2020

February 2020 Spending Transparency (xlsx), February 2020 Spending Transparency (csv)

March 2020

March 2020 Spending Transparency (xlsx), March 2020 Spending Transparency (csv)

April 2020

April 2020 Spending Transparency (xlsx), April 2020 Spending Transparency (csv)

May 2020

May 2020 Spending Transparency (xlsx), May 2020 Spending Transparency (csv)



January 2019

January Spending Transparency (xlsx), January Spending Transparency (csv)

February 2019

February Spending Transparency (xlsx), February Spending Transparency (csv)

March 2019

March Spending Transparency (xlsx),  March Spending Transparency (csv)

April 2019

April Spending Transparency (xlsx),  April Spending Transparency (csv)

May 2019

May 2019 Spending Transparency (xlsx),  May 2019 Spending Transparency (csv)

June 2019

June 2019 Spending  Transparency (xlsx),  June 2019 Spending Transparency (csv)

July 2019

July 2019 Spending Transparency (xlsx),  July 2019 Spending Transparency (csv)

August 2019

August 2019 Spending Transparency (xlsx), August 2019 Spending Transparency (csv)

September 2019

September 2019 Spending Transparency (xlsx),  September 2019 Spending Transparency (csv)

October 2019

October 2019 Spending Transparency (xlsx),  October 2019 Spending Transparency (csv)

November 2019

November 2019 Spending Transparency (xlsx),  November 2019 Spending Transparency (csv)

December 2019

December 2019 Spending Transparency (xlsx),  December 2019 Spending Transparency (csv)



January 2018

January 2018 Spending Transparency.xlsx (xlsx), January 2018 Spending Transparency.csv (csv)

February 2018

February_2018_Spending_Transparency.xlsx  (xlsx), February_2018_Spending_Transparency.csv (csv)

March 2018

March 2018 Spending Transparency.xlsx (xlsx), March 2018 Spending Transparency.csv (csv)

April 2018

April 2018 Spending Transparency.xlsx (xlsx), April 2018 Spending Transparency.csv (csv)

May 2018

May 2018 Spending Transparency.xls (xlsx), May 2018 Spending Transparency.csv (csv)

June 2018

June 2018 Spending Transparency.xls (xlsx), June 2018 Spending Transparency.csv (csv)

July 2018

July 2018 Spending Transparency.xls (xlsx), July 2018 Spending Transparency.csv (csv)

August 2018

August 2018 Spending Transparency.xlxs (xlsx), August 2018 Spending Transparency.csv (csv)

September 2018

September 2018 Spending Transparency.xlsx (xlsx), September 2018 Spending Transparency.csv (csv)

October 2018

October Spending Transparency.xlsx (xlsx), October Spending Transparency.csv (csv)

November 2018

November Spending Transparency.xlsx (xlsx), November Spending Transparency.csv (csv)

December 2018

December Spending Transparency.xlsx (xlsx), December Spending Transparency.csv (csv)


Links are below for previous calendar year information;

csv, xls
Updated monthly


Councils are required to make their Constitution available for inspection; as well as publishing it to the Councils website.
You can search for the Constitution through the council website Counci's Constitution, search 'Documents' then 'Constitution'

Procurement / Contracts information 

Businesses and the general public can use the following links to find opportunities to supply goods and services in Walsall.



  • The Council also publish contract award notices for contracts above the EU threshold in the Official Journal European Union (OJEU) which can be accessed via the following link:


  • From 26 February 2015 for contracts above £25,000 contract award notices would also be published via the Cabinet Office Contracts Finder which can be accessed via the following link:


  • In accordance with Walsall Council’s Data Retention Policy, unsuccessful tenders are destroyed after 12 months and the Council are therefore unable to supply the details of unsuccessful companies for the period in question. However where Contracts have a value of above £500,000 the details of proposed successful and unsuccessful companies may be found in published Cabinet Reports which can be accessed via the following link:


  • It should also be noted that each purchase order that the Council raises is a form of contract available above.
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Non Domestic Rating Assessment (NNDR)

Publication of Non Domestic Rates;
  • All Accounts - a list of all rate accounts
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Updated Bi-annually (as at March and Sept)

Employee analysis and Salary Data

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Walsall Council employee and salary information

The datasets include
  • A count of unique employees within each directorate and a count of unique employees within Walsall CouncilA count of occupied positions by type
  • Senior Salary information including top three levels of the organisation chart.
This data is freely re-usable under the same terms as