Council spending over £500 published

Midlothian Council spending over £500 is now published online.

On the website

At the full Council meeting on Tuesday, councillors heard the information is now available on the website.

Easier to scrutinise

Midlothian Council Leader, Councillor Derek Milligan said: “As a public body we need our spending to be easily scrutinised.

More accountable

“This will help us be more transparent and accountable to local people while avoiding waste.”

GDPR compliant

To comply with GDPR, some personal information is not included. This includes payments made to staff, sensitive personal information, such as individual foster carer payments; any payments which may reveal details about an individual and internal charges between different parts of the council.

 

1 Oct 2019