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Supplier payments over £250

Updated every month, these reports list the total payments to suppliers with a cumulative value over £250.  The reports contain supplier names and amounts but do not describe the nature of the business behind each transaction.

Please contact us if you would like to know more about the type of business being conducted.

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Grants paid to charities:

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Fees and charges for council services and facilities

The following fees and charges apply from 01 January 2013:

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Hastings and St Leonards Foreshore Charitable Trust Statement of Accounts:

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Hastings Borough Council Budget

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Statement of Accounts

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Annual Governance Report

The Annual Governance Report communicates the significant findings from the audit of Hastings Borough Council's financial statements and arrangements to secure economies, efficiencies and effectiveness in the use of resources.

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Audit opinion and certificate

This document has been produced to certify that a completed audit of the accounts of Hastings Borough Council was in accordance with the requirements of the Audit Commission Act 1998 and the Code of Audit Practice issued by the Audit Commission.

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Annual Audit Letter

This Annual Audit Letter summarises the findings of the work we have completed in respect of the year ending 31 March 2013. The detailed findings and recommendations were reported to Management and the Audit Committee in the Annual Governance Report.

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Chief Officers Salaries

The Code of Recommended Practice for Local Authorities on Data Transparency (2001), recommends all local authorities to publish the following information regarding Chief Officer's salaries:

  • Senior employee salaries, names (with the option for individuals to refuse to consent for their name to be published), job descriptions, responsibilities, budgets and numbers of staff. ('Senior employee salaries' is defined as all salaries which are above £58,200 and above (irrespective of post), which is the Senior Civil Service minimum pay band. Budgets should include the overall salary cost of staff reporting to each senior employee.

Neil Dart, Director of Corporate Resources

Richard Homewood, Director of Environmental Services

  • Salary: £77,499.00
  • Standby: N/A
  • Returning Officer allowance: Various, determined as per each election
  • Plusage: N/A
  • Director: job description (.pdf 60KB)

Simon Hubbard, Director of Regeneration

Peter Grace, Head of Finance (and Section 151 Officer)

Virginia Gilbert, Head of Amenities, Leisure and Resorts

Andrew Palmer, Head of Housing and Development

Head of Environmental Health (name withheld at post holder's request)

Monica Adams-Acton, Head of Regeneration and Planning Policy

Kevin Boorman, Head of Marketing and Communications

Jane Hartnell, Head of Corporate Services

  • Salary: £58,077.00
  • Standby: N/A
  • Deputy Returning Officer allowance:
  • Plusage: £6,227.00 (Monitoring Officer allowance)
  • Head of Corporate Services: job description to follow

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Chief Officer Budgets and Staffing

Director of Corporate Resources

  • Budget 2013/14: £tbc
  • Number of staff: 131

Director of Environmental Services

  • Budget 2013/14: £tbc
  • Number of staff: 112

Director of Regeneration

  • Budget 2013/14: £tbc
  • Number of staff: 110

Head of Finance

  • Budget 2013/14: £tbc
  • Number of staff: 64

Head of Amenities, Leisure and Resorts

  • Budget 2013/14: £tbc
  • Number of staff: 56

Head of Housing and Development

  • Budget 2013/14: £tbc
  • Number of staff: 65

Head of Environmental Health

  • Budget 2013/14: £tbc
  • Number of staff: 54

Head of Regeneration and Planning Policy

  • Budget 2012/13: £tbc
  • Number of staff: 22

Head of Marketing and Communications

  • Budget 2013/14: £tbc
  • Number of staff: 21

Head of Corporate Services

  • Budget 2013/14: £tbc
  • Number of staff: 65

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Welfare funerals

List of all welfare funerals conducted between 01 April 2011 and 31 March 2012:

List of all welfare funerals conducted between 01 April 2012 and 31 March 2013:

List of all welfare funerals conducted between 01 April 2013 and 31 March 2014:

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Parking revenues

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