Open Data & Transparency

In order to promote openness and transparency, the Council of the Isles of Scilly aims to comply with the Local Government Transparency Code 2015 as set out by the Department for Communities and Local Government. The following table sets out links to the mandatory data and information that the Authority is required to publish quarterly, annually and only once. This data is free to use under the terms of the Open Government LicenceIt has been compiled according to the latest guidelines published at the Government's data repository:

Dataset name Download Date published Publication frequency
Constitution The Council of the Isles of Scilly operates a committee system and has a number of constitutional documents that form an overall 'constitution', but it is not formally recognised as being such. Ongoing Ongoing
Expenditure exceeding £500


Apr 2024

Fraud For 2016-17 the answer to all five questions in paragraph 53 of the Transparency Code is 'zero'. Jun 2017 Annually
Government procurement card transactions The Council of the Isles of Scilly does not operate a Government Procurement Card system at this time.  N/A N/A
Grants to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations 


Licensed premises      
Local authority land and property assets


Mar 2018 Annually
National non domestic rates (NNDR)

XLS or see for general information.

Jul 2024 Quarterly
Organisation chart and senior salaries PDF May 2024 Annually
Parking account The Council does not operate or maintain any fixed charge Parking allocations. N/A N/A
Parking spaces The Council does not operate or maintain any fixed charge Parking spaces. N/A N/A
Pay policy statement and Pay multiple PDF June 2024 Annually
Planning obligations      
Procurement information


Invitations to Tender

Jan 2024 Quarterly
Smoke control orders Smoke control orders are currently not applicable. N/A N/A
Social housing asset value

There are fewer than 2,500 households on the Isles of Scilly. Consequently we are unable to publish this information in a manner that would be consistent with paragraph 17 of the Transparency Code.

Supplier Invoice Payment Performance – Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (Reg.113) Public Contract Regulations 2015 – Council of the Isles of Scilly Annual Payment Performance June 2019 Annually
Trade Union facility time PDF Aug 2019 Annually
Waste contract The Council did not hold any waste collection contracts in Oct 2015. Any future contracts will appear in the 'Contracts' section of 'Procurement information' above. N/A N/A