We're committed to being open and honest and we want to make information available about how we work, our decision making process and the services we offer.
We have a publication scheme to give you easy access to information about how we do things. This can help you find the information you need without having to make a specific Freedom of Information (FOI) request under The Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Who we are and what we do
This section deals with organisational information, location and contacts, constitutional and legal governance.
|Council's constitution||Council's constitution|
|Council democratic structure||Council's Decision Making Process|
|Council directorate structure||How the council is organised|
|Currently elected Councillor’s information, contact details and declaration of interests||General information about Councillors|
|Most recent election results||Election results|
|Barnsley Council services||Barnsley Council services
|Contact details for all customer facing
|Contacting the council|
|Location and opening times of public council
|Public buildings and opening times|
What we spend and how we spend it
This section deals with financial information relating to projected and actual income and expenditure, tendering, procurement and contracts.
|Financial statements, budgets and variance reports|
|The members allowances scheme and the allowances paid under it to councillors each year||Members allowances scheme|
|Staff allowances and expenses||Working for us|
|Pay and grading structure||Pay policy|
|Procurement procedures||Procurement policy
Procurement contracts management
|Contracts Register||Procurement contract list|
|Internal financial regulations||Terms of reference|
What our priorities are and how we are doing
This section deals with strategy and performance information, plans, assessments, inspections and reviews.
|Annual reports||Council performance|
|Council strategies, policies and plans||Key strategies and policies
Supporting strategies and policies
|Impact assessments||Joint strategic needs assessment
Equality and diversity
|Service standards||Standards for the way we work|
How we make decisions
This section deals with policy proposals and decisions, decision making processes, consultations and records of decisions.
|Timetable of council meetings||Calendar of meetings|
|Agendas, officers' reports, background papers and minutes of council meetings||Committee structure|
|Major policy proposals and decision making||Forward plan of key decisions|
|Public consultations||Consultation portal|
Our policies and procedures
This section deals with written protocols, policies and procedures for delivering our services and responsibilities.
Lists and Registers
This section deals with information held in registers, required by law and other lists and registers relating to the functions of the council.
|Planning Applications Register||Planning explorer|
|Street Names and Numbering||Statutory register of street names and numbering|
|Personal searches of the land charges register||Land charges|
|Register of Electors||Electoral register|
|Register of Births, Deaths and Marriages||Barnsley registrars|
|DPA Register||ICO register of data controllers|
The services we offer
This section deals with information about the services the council provides including leaflets, guidance and newsletters.
|Regulatory and licensing responsibilities||Food businesses
General licensing board
|Services for members of the public||
|Information for visitors to the area, leisure information, events, museums, libraries and archive collections||Find a library
Museums and galleries