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Financial advice and emotional support on how you can ease the cost of living squeeze.


To be transparent about the information we hold we make a range of information available to citizens and organisations

The Local government transparency code 2015 sets out the minimum data that local authorities should be publishing, the frequency it should be published and how it should be published.

If you can't find the information you're looking for here, you could make a freedom of information request.

You can also check the information that we have made available on  - this is the central government website for all data.

Transparency data

Annual greenhouse gas emissions reports

Our annual reports provide a summary of the council's greenhouse gas emissions reporting process and associated emissions in tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (tCO2e) and an intensity measurement of carbon per household in the district.


Asset management - local authority owned land (opens new window)

We publish a map which includes a register of our owned/operated property.

You can also search for property assets owned by both Uttlesford District Council and other local authorities across Essex by using the Essex Property Asset Map (EPAM) (opens new window).



Every year we set a budget which shows the amount of income we expect to get and how we'll be spending money over the next 12 months.


Business rates (National Non-Domestic Rates)

We publish data on all properties that are charged business rates, as well as information on businesses which receive a relief and those exempt from paying.


Committee agendas and minutes

Committee agendas and minutes are available on our Committee Management System.



Our constitution sets out how the council operates, how decisions are made and the procedures which are followed to ensure that these are efficient, transparent and accountable to local people. Some of these processes are required by the law, while others are a matter for Council to choose.


You can find our current and awarded contract and tender opportunities by searching Contracts Finder on GOV.UK.

You can also find contracts published on the East of England Regional Contracts Database The "Contracts Database Search" facility allows you to look for Uttlesford District Council contracts in the database using your own specific search criteria.


Corporate Risk Register

The Corporate Risk Register records the risks and opportunities that may affect how we are able to deliver our services. It shows what we are doing to control those risks and our plans for making improvements.


Councillors' allowances

Each of our councillors are given an allowance for carrying out their council duties. We publish annual reports on the allowances claimed by councillors.


Councillors' attendance records

We publish attendance statistics for all councillors at meetings of the Council, Cabinet, committees and working or task groups to which they have been appointed.


Election results

Local results of elections back to 2016.


Executive Notice of Key Decisions and Record of Decisions Made

Details of key decisions that are planned to be made or have been made by the council's decision-making bodies, such as Cabinet.



Published data on any payments to suppliers of more than £250. We also include separate data tables of payments made using Government Procurement Cards (GPC).



Under the Local Government Transparency Code 2015 we must publish information about our counter fraud work.


Grants and awards to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations

We publish details of grant payments we have made to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations.


Housing Ombudsman Complaint Handling Code: self assessment 2023

The Housing Ombudsman's Complaint Handling Code sets out good practice that will allow landlords, such as Uttlesford District Council, to respond to complaints effectively and fairly.

We must carry out an annual assessment against the code to ensure our complaint handling remains in line with its requirements. We must then publish the result.


Infrastructure Funding Statement

The annual statement sets out income and expenditure relating to contributions secured with S.106 Agreements on developments throughout the Uttlesford District.


Invoices paid within 30-days

Under Regulation 113(7) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (and as set out in Procurement Policy Note 03/16 issued by Crown Commercial Services) we are required to publish, on an annual basis and covering the previous 12 months, details of the percentage of suppliers and prime contractors invoices* paid within 30-days.

* Invoices deemed valid and undisputed


Organisation chart

Staffing structure showing the grade, job title, responsibilities and salary band of the Chief Executive, directors and service heads.


Parking Revenue Account

Uttlesford District Council is a member of the North Essex Parking Partnership NEPP). Revenues collected from on-street and off-street parking and data on parking enforcement notices (PCN) are published annually by NEPP. Read the annual parking reports on the NEPP website.


Parking spaces

We provide a number of car parks in Great Dunmow, Saffron Walden, Thaxted and Stansted Mountfitchet. Details of the number of marked out controlled off-street parking spaces, hourly charges, disabled spaces and on-street parking can be found on the North Essex Parking Partnership (NEPP) website.


Pay policy

We want to pay all of our staff fairly for the work that they do. Every year we assess the pay of all of our staff and adopt a document called the 'Pay Policy'.


Planning obligations (section 106 agreements)

Find developer contributions information from section 106 (s106) agreements.


Privacy notices

We are committed to protecting your privacy rights as a resident or visitor and when you use our services.

To comply with Data Protection legislation (the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018), the council is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioners Office (ICO).


Self-build and custom housebuilding: progress reports

Every year we publish a report showing how demand for self-building is being met within Uttlesford District.


Senior staff pay

Tables show details of all staff earning salaries of £50,000 per annum or more.


Social Housing Asset Value

Details on the value of social housing assets within the council's Housing Revenue Account are available.


Trade union facility time

We must publish information on trade union facility time including the total number of staff who are union representatives, total number of union representatives who devote at least 50 per cent of their time to union duties and the names of all trade unions represented in the local authority.


Waste contracts

We currently do not have any waste collection contracts.

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