This page provides information on what we spend, how we are governed and how we are performing.
This helps you to see where we spend the proportion of council tax we receive.
Expenditure over £500
We publish details of all expenditure over £500. We update this data on a monthly basis and make the data available in both comma-separated values (csv) and portable document format (pdf).
Senior Management Salaries
We believe it is important to be open and transparent about what we pay our Chief Executive and Director of services. The information set out within our pay policy shows the pay that they receive for the role they play in managing Copeland Borough Council.
In line with the requirements under the Audit Commission Act 1998 – sections 15-16, the unaudited, draft Statement of Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2015 is here for inspection:
Copeland Borough Council's Organisation chart (Staff structure)
The structure of the council has changed recently as we respond to budget changes and the need to save money.
Financial management - we have to manage our financial affairs in accordance with the provisions of Section 151 of the Local Government Act 1972 and Section 114 of the Local Government Act 1988 and to manage information systems in support of this objective.
Disabled Facilities Grants
The grant is available to help people with disabilities to live in their home and wherever possible ease the task of their carers.
Contracts and Tenders
Go to a list of Copeland Borough Council's Contract/Tender Schedule
Annual audit letter
Our annual audit letter outlines how our independent auditors believe we are managing our finances.
If you would like further information on any of the areas listed above, please consult our Data Protection and Freedom of Information (FOI) page.