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Payments to suppliers over £500 2015/16

We publish monthly information on payments to suppliers where a specific contract is greater than £500.

This information is included in a report showing all invoice payments over £500 that the council has paid during the relevant period. The reports show a number of columns of data which are explained in the table below:

ColumnField nameExplanation
AService areaThe service area responsible for sending the money
BService divisionThe service division responsible for spending the money
CExpense typeGeneral heading that describes the type of expenditure    
DExpense codeThe code used to identify the service area budget used
EDetailed expense typeDetailed description of the type of expenditure
FPayment dateThe date on which the payment was made
GTransaction numberThe unique number to identify the transaction within the council's financial management system
HAmount Exc VATNet amount paid to the supplier (that is, excluding recoverable vat)
ISupplier nameThe name of the recipient of the payment

There are a number of exemptions in the data provided. These include non-commercial payments to specific individuals which cannot be disclosed as they are covered by Data Protection Act requirements. Employee and pensions information is also not included.

The reports below are available in comma separated variable (CSV) format.

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