Transparency

Havant Borough Council believes it is important that residents can see how council tax payer’s money is spent.

Further information

The data below is available to reuse under the Open Government Licence for public sector information.

For procurement queries please contact us by email: customer.services@havant.gov.uk or telephone: 023 9244 6396.

Business rates

This data extract provides business rates information that is requested on a regular basis.

Fraud and irregularities

In accordance with the Local Government Transparency Code 2015 there is a requirement on local authorities to publish the following information with regard to counter fraud work.

Local Government Transparency Code 2015 - Fraud 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018

Number of occasions powers under the Prevention of Social Housing Fraud (Power to Require Information) (England) Regulations 2014, or similar powers have been used

Nil

Total number (absolute and full time equivalent) of employees undertaking investigations and prosecutions of fraud

2 fte

Total number (absolute and full time equivalent) of professionally accredited counter fraud specialists

4 fte

Total amount of time spent by the authority on the investigation and prosecution of fraud

23 days
Total number of fraud cases investigated 0

 

Grants to voluntary community and social enterprise organisations

These are currently reported within the expenditure listings. The council's financial reporting system is being upgraded to enable grant payments to be disclosed separately, however if further information is required please contact the Finance team.

Local authority land

We hold details of all our land and assets, including each property’s name, address, its area in various measurements and the reason why we hold it (commercial, investment, open space or operational).

Parking

The annual parking report includes information such as: car park locations, penalty charge notices and various parking schemes.

Procurement

The annual parking report includes information such as: car parking locations, penalty charge notices and various parking schemes.

Social housing asset value

Havant Borough Council does not hold any housing stock.

Staff pay and senior salaries

Havant Borough Council employs 262 members of staff (correct as of September 2018) and is required to publish annually certain information regarding pay of senior members of staff. The information contained in this section relates to the remuneration (total pay) during 2017-18 and is broken down as follows;

  • The number of employees whose remuneration in 2017-18 was at least £50,000 in brackets of £5,000
  • Details of remuneration and job title of certain senior employees whose salary is at least £50,000
  • Employees whose salaries are £150,000 or more identified by name
  • A list of responsibilities held by employees whose salary exceeds £50,000.

The council shares a management team with East Hampshire District Council. Posts which are shared with East Hampshire District Council are identified. Although the payment of these posts is shared equally between the two councils, for the purposes of senior salary publication, remuneration information is shown against the employing council for the postholder. Responsibilities of the management team can be found under management structure.

The same information relating to senior salaries at East Hampshire District Council can be found on their website.

Trade Union facility time

This is paid time off for union representatives to carry out their trade union duties.

Trade union facility time 2017-18

Total number of staff who are trade union representatives 9
Total number of trade union representatives devoting 50% or more of their time to Trade Union Duties 0
Trade unions recognised at East Hampshire District Council UNISON
Total estimated spend on facilities time annually as a percentage of the total pay bill 0.8%.

Waste collection

Havant Borough Council is a Waste Collection authority. Waste services are delivered for Havant Borough Council by Norse South East, a joint venture company owned by Havant Borough Council and Norfolk County Council the purpose of which is to provide higher quality services at reduced cost, with the generation of income to help plug the gap for lost Government grant.