Open data is information held by the government and local councils which is freely available for use and re-use by the public.

The aim is to:

  • Make all data we hold available online (unless private or sensitive)

  • Encourage residents, businesses and anyone else with an interest to use our data to develop applications

  • Increase transparency and accountability.

Open and Transparent Data

This section has been created to support Erewash Borough Council's commitment to providing easy access to information on how we work, how we make decisions and the services we provide.

It also includes all of the data required to be published under the Local Government Transparency Code 2015.

The data on this page is published under the Open Government Licence and is available for you to re-use as you like, including for commercial and research activities.

Local Government Transparency Code Data

Expenditure exceeding £500
Details of each individual invoice of expenditure that exceeds £500 (in this case, Erewash provides expenditure over £250)

Government Procurement Cards
Erewash Borough Council does not use Government Procurement Cards

Tenders and Contracts
Details of each current contract that the council holds

Invitations to tender for contracts to provide goods and/or services can be found by going to the Council’s e-procurement system.

Local Authority Land
The Asset Register identifies all land and buildings owned or leased by the Council

Grants to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations

Grants and contributions for 2015/16 are available here
Grants and contributions for 2014/15 are available here
Grants and contributions for 2013/14 are available here

Organisation Chart
The organisational chart showing the staff structure of the local authority

Trade Unions
There are 3 members of staff who are union representatives. None of them spend over 50% of their time participating in union duties. The unions they represent are Unison, GMB and UCATT. An estimated 0.0007% of the total council employee pay is spent on union duties

Parking revenues
The annual parking revenue report is provided by Derbyshire ParkSmarter, a partnership between Derbyshire County Council and the eight district and borough councils. ParkSmarter have been provided annual reports by Erewash and are in the process of updating the annual reports page.

Controlled parking spaces
Full information on our car parks, including locations, charges and hours of stay. There are 1512 controlled parking spaces in our borough

Pay policy and Senior salaries
Including employee salaries and grades, senior employee salaries, and pay multiples

The Constitution is the council’s ‘rule book’, providing the framework within which business is conducted and decisions are made.

Fraud investigation
Employee details, expenditure and regulation information on fraud investigations 

Waste contracts
Details of our current waste and recycling contracts

Open Data

In this section we publish public lists and registers that are frequently requested under Freedom of Information. These will be updated regularly and an upload date for each file will be provided 

Public health funerals register
A list of all funerals assisted by the council on behalf of a third party. Updated 30/07/19

Business Rates list
A list of all commercial properties in the borough for which Business Rates are charged. Updated as per the date in the file name

Empty commercial properties
A list of all commercial properties that are considered vacant for the purpose of Business Rates. Updated as per the date in the file name

Payments to suppliers

All invoices over £250 (inclusive of VAT) are available for download. Prior to August 2012 invoices over £500 are included for download. The amount shown on the files is net of VAT as this is the actual cost to the Council. All information is taken from the Council's financial ledger.

More information and all the downloads are available on our Payments to suppliers page.

Erewash Borough Council

Erewash Borough Council, Town Hall, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 5RP
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