Transparency agendaLast updated: 29 January 2014 16:00
Portsmouth City Council believes that transparency is a key condition and driver for the delivery of our services.
As a publicly funded organisation, we have a duty to be transparent in our business operations and outcomes in order to deliver value for money for the tax payers we serve.
Income and payments
Follow the links to find:
data about payments to council suppliers
information about the salaries of the council senior management
summaries of our financial statements
details of council contracts with suppliers on the contracts register
council accounts, which can be downloaded in the Associated documents section below.
Public authorities must publish information to demonstrate compliance with the Equality Act 2010.
The information you can download in the Associated document section below relates to people who are either council employees, or affected by our policies and practices, and who share a protected characteristic. Protected characteristics are defined in the Act as age, disability, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.
Corporate peer challenge
In 2013, Portsmouth City Council invited a review team to look at how well the council is performing, what we could do better and how we could further build on some of our strengths. This exercise is known as a corporate peer challenge and is sponsored by the Local Government Association.
The title of the council's challenge was: what more could Portsmouth City Council be doing to achieve quality outcomes for citizens in a time of financial austerity and in the context of reduced public resources?
The review team published their report as a letter to the council's Chief Executive, which you can read below.
For more information on the corporate peer challenge, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Associated documents:Portsmouth City Council annual report - 2010-11 (2.08 MB) Portsmouth City Council annual report - 2011-12 (2.07 MB) Portsmouth City Council notice of audit - 2012-13 (0.07 MB) Portsmouth City Council Annual Report 2012 - 13 (3.10 MB) Workforce profile - 2011 (0.13 MB) Workforce profile - 2012 (0.13 MB) Corporate peer challenge report - March 2013 (0.25 MB)
Transparency ReportsInformation on payments to suppliers
Senior management salary information