Local Government Transparency Code (2015) - 2021-22 arrangements


Holme Valley Parish Council meets the definition of a local authority covered by the requirements of the Code, defined as a 'parish council which has gross annual income or expenditure (whichever is higher) exceeding £200,000'

The Parish Council complies with the requirements of the Code where applicable, by publishing the information on its website. The requirements of the code stipulate that, relevant to the Parish Council's situation, we publish the following information:

                                                                   Publication required of Holme Valley Parish Council under the Transparency Code                                                                   

                                                                                                                Expenditure Exceeding £500                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                              Publication Frequency: Monthly                                                                                                               

Visit our Accounts page to view the expenditure sheets detailing each individual items of expenditure including those exceeding £500.

Accounting information includes credit notes over £500.

Information on grants awarded and Section 137 payments made are also uploaded to the Parish Council website for electors to view at the end of the financial year

                                                                                                                   Procurement Information                                                                                                                     

                                                                                                          Publication Frequency: Quarterly                                                                                                                

Details of every invitation to tender for contracts to provide goods and services; details of contracts, commissioned, activity and purchases exceeding £5,000 are available on our finance page.


                                                                                                              Local Authority Land and Assets                                                                                                              

                                                                                                              Publication Frequency: Annually                                                                                                              

The Parish Council reviews its asset register on at least an annual basis to ensure that it is up to date. View our current Asset Register. 

Holme Valley Parish Council retains some land in the Holme Valley administered through the separate Holme Valley Land Charity; the Parish Council also owns garages for lease at Thirstin Road, Honley and at Dover Lane, Holmfirth and has allotments at Watery Lane, Holme



                                                                                                           Publication Frequency: Annually                                                                                                                

Details of our grants process is available on our Grants Page.  

Details of organisations who have been awarded a grant are published on our Accounts page, and we also maintain a collated list of all grants awarded in the previous financial year.


                                                                                                                          Organisation Chart                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                             Publication Frequency: Annually                                                                                                             

Please click here to download and view our organisation chart. 



                                                                                                               Publication Frequency: Annually                                                                                                           

Local Councils unlike principal authorities are not required by law to adopt a constitution. However they do need to adopt Standing Orders, Financial Regulations and other governing Policy Documents which set out how the Council governs itself.


                                                                                                     Publication Frequency: As necessary                                                                                                                

Local Councils must publish and disclose items of fraud as they arise.