Ipswich Borough Council is committed to providing transparency in the way in which it delivers its services to all of its residents.
The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government has committed all Local Authorities to publish items of spending over £500 and GPC (Government Procurement Card) spend for all transactions.
The following reports list the payments made to our suppliers each month where the total payment for goods and services is greater than £500. This list does not include payments to Ipswich Borough Council employees.
The report shows a number of columns of data, which are explained in the table below.
|A||Service Area Categorisation||Service area responsible for expenditure|
|B||Responsible Unit||Department responsible for expenditure|
|C||Expenses Type||Nature of expenditure|
|D||Detailed Expenses Type||Nature of expenditure in more detail|
|E||Date||Date recorded in General Ledger|
|F||Transaction Number||IBC's unique reference number|
|G||Amount||Value of transaction|
|H||Capital / Revenue||Capital or revenue expenditure|
|I||Supplier Name||Name of supplier|
|J||Supplier ID||IBC's unique Supplier ID|
If you have any questions regarding any of the information within the reports please email us. We aim to respond to your query within 10 working days. When a request covers a range of suppliers or payments your request will be treated under the Freedom of Information Act and we will respond within 20 working days.
Details of Ipswich Borough Council's Management team and Heads of Service including details of their pay, and a full organisational structure for the Council is available to view on the Council Officers page.