Government procurement card transactions open data

Category Description
What is in this data? Local authorities are required to publish details of every transaction on a Government Procurement Card.
Licence Our data is provided under the terms of the Open Government Licence
Why we publish this type of data This dataset is a requirement of the Local Government Transparency Code 2015
How often is it published? We are required to publish this information quarterly.
What information is included? Quarterly from 05 January 2016
What does each column mean?

The data contains fields for:

  • The date of the transaction
  • The department which incurred the expenditure
  • The beneficiary of the transaction
  • The amount of the transaction
  • Value Added Tax (VAT) – that can’t be recovered
  • Summary of the goods/services purchased
  • The merchant category
What formats are available? csv - which can be used with most spreadsheet style programs.
pdf - which can be viewed as a document.
How to ask for more information If you have queries with any of the payments listed in the data, please contact us on 01823 218743 specifying the name of the file you are referring to, and what additional information you require.

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