Publication scheme

Wakefield Council is required by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) to have a Publication Scheme. 

The Scheme provides information on the Council's services, spending, decision-making, performance, and policies. 

The Council's website has a section dedicated to the Scheme, which is easy to navigate and regularly updated. 

Who we are and what we do

What we spend and how we spend it

Financial statements, budgets and reports

Financial audit reports

Members' allowances schemes and the allowances paid under them to councillors each year

Procurement procedures

Details of contracts being tendered and awarded

What are our priorities, and how are we doing?

How we make decisions

Timetable of Council meetings

Agendas, officers' reports, background papers and minutes of Council committee, sub committee and standing forum meetings

Major policy proposals and decisions

State of the District

Public consultations

Internal communications guidance, criteria used for decision-making, internal instructions, manuals and guidelines

Guidance for Elected Members

Overview and Scrutiny in Wakefield

Our policies and procedures

Lists and registers

Services provided by the Council

Services for members of the public

Information for visitors to the area, leisure information, events, museums, libraries and archive collections

Media releases

Election information

Certain data relating to Wakefield Council is published on the Data Mill North site and can be accessed via the following link.

The Data Mill North site also contains data held by a number of other organisations.

Information held by Wakefield Council which is not published under the Scheme can be requested by means of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Details of how to submit such a request can be accessed via the following link.

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