All you need to know about your reporting requirements under the Transparency Code

1 All smaller councils are required to publish information including Minutes, Agendas and Financial Documents

2 Funding for a new website is available from the Transparency Fund – administered by NALC

3 Parish Council Websites will design you a new website that meets all your reporting requirements



The Transparency Code requires all smaller councils with a turnover of less than £25,000 to publish the following information on their websites:

  • Minutes, agendas and papers of formal meetings
  • All items of expenditure above £100
  • End of year accounts
  • Annual governance statement
  • Internal audit report
  • List of Councillor or member responsibilities
  • Details of public land and building assets

You can find further information on the Government website.

It applies to the following types of authorities with an annual turnover not exceeding £25,000:

  • Parish Councils
  • Town Councils

The code is mandatory from 1 April 2015 and requires the online publication of key spending and governance information on the occasions specified in the Code.

The Transparency Fund

The Government has confirmed a £4.7 million Transparency Fund to support small parish councils and other smaller authorities to become web-enabled and compliant with the Transparency Code. The Transparency Fund is administered by the National Association of Local Councils (NALC). Click for more information about the Transparency Fund.


Parish Council Websites - Wyck Rissington

“Many thanks for all your help with this which has been very much appreciated.”
Tim Simon, Wyck Rissington

Wyck Rissington Parish Council is a recent site we have designed – this contains all the pages necessary to publish the information required by the Transparency Code.