Transparency and open data
Suppliers and contracts, transactions, equalities information and staff data
As a public service organisation we are committed to transparency in all our dealings. You can find the information on this page throughout the website in the relevant sections.
Suppliers and contracts
Schedule of payments
View details of payments over £500 for April 2021 to March 2022
View details of payments over £500 for April 2020 to March 2021
View details of payments over £500 for April 2019 to March 2020
View details of payments over £500 for April 2018 to March 2019
View details of payments over £500 for April 2017 to March 2018
View details of payments over £500 for April 2016 to March 2017
View details of payments over £500 for April 2015 to March 2016
View details of payments for April 2014 to March 2015
View details of payments with an individual value of £250 or more for 2014-2015
The information excludes payments to individuals such as refunds, benefit payments.
Supplier payment and performance data
- Information on contracts awarded January - March 2015 [PDF] (file size 196Kb)
- Information on invitations to tender published by the Council January - March 2015 [PDF] (file size 290Kb)
- Information on contracts awarded October - December 2014 [PDF] (file size 273Kb)
- Information on invitations to tender published by the Council October - December 2014 [PDF] (file size 285Kb)
- Information on contracts awarded July - September 2014 [PDF] (file size 213Kb)
- Information on invitations to tender published by the Council July - September 2014 [PDF] (file size 189Kb)
- Information on waste contracts [PDF] (file size 178Kb)
The Contracts Register contains most of our contracted relationships with suppliers above £20,000.
RBKC Contracts Register
Council tax reduction scheme
- Search for information on spending at ward level - administered by the Community Engagement Team on local projects.
Use the property and site information search form to find the Council's property assets.
Stock-holding councils have a statutory duty to account for their housing stock in the Housing Revenue Account and regularly carry out valuations. The published information is based on the most up-to-date valuation. It has been presented in a way designed to prevent individual addresses from being identified.
Salaries, expenses and allowances
The following document sets out the Council’s Pay Policy which will come into effect from 1 April 2021. The document also includes an extract of a report to Council setting out the context and requirements of a pay policy. The policy will be kept under review and updated as necessary.
Pay Policy 2021-22
This document provides required data and information concerning the gender pay gap relating to employees of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and also provides information and data concerning the ethnicity pay gap. The data is applicable to the snapshot date of 31 March 2020.
- Senior staff roles - salary bands and organisation chart - including numbers of staff whose pay and benefits are above £50,000 (in £5,000 bands).
- Members' allowances - members receive an allowance to ensure that they are not financially penalised for carrying out their duties (updated as required).
The Council's constitution sets out how we operate and make decisions. It also contains the procedures that make sure the Council is efficient, transparent and accountable to local people
Council Organisational Structure
Counter Fraud Work
Local authorities must publish the following information under the Local Government Transparency Code 2015 about their counter fraud work:
|Information||RBKC 17/18||RBKC 18/19||RBKC 19/20|
|Number of occasions they use powers under the Prevention of Social Housing Fraud (Power to Require Information) (England) Regulations 2014, or similar powers||105||72||121|
|Total number (absolute and full-time equivalent) of employees undertaking investigations and prosecutions of fraud||6||6||5.5|
|Total number (absolute and full-time equivalent) of professionally accredited counter fraud specialists||4||6||5.5|
|Total amount spent by the authority on the investigation and prosecution of fraud||£343,710||£354,000||£534,500|
|Total number of fraud cases investigated||298||400||366|
Equalities data, information and objectives
- Data by topic.
- Customer services - contains a range of data and information in response to customer exit surveys.
- Education - schools data relating to attendance and performance.
- Health and social care - contains a range of data relating to survey feedback and access to services.
- Housing - narrative and charts covering equalities profile of access to housing services.
- Workforce - data on the equalities profile of Council staff.
The Council’s approach to transparency and expectations for our services around transparency is set out below:
- Transparency Policy and Public Data Principles [PDF] (file size 23Kb)
See the findings from the last census in 2011 - reports by ward.
You can also
- Visit our pages on OpenlyLocal.
- Find out about local democracy - register to vote, find your councillor and view the election results archive.
- Participate in a consultation.
- Make a Freedom of Information request.
Please note: You are free to use the data that appears on this page, subject to the terms of the Open Government Licence. If you use this data, please cite the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea as the information provider.
Last updated: 17 May 2022