Payments to Suppliers Over £500

What data is provided? The data files list payments that we have made to suppliers each month, where the combined value of an invoice is over £500.
Not included are expenses received by officers and members in the course of their duties.
Licence This data is provided under the terms of the Open Government Licence.
Why we publish this type of data This dataset has been mandated for publication by all councils in England, by the Local Government Transparency Code 2015.
How often is it published? We are required to publish this information at least quarterly however we aim to provide a new set of data monthly for the preceding month.
What does each column mean?

The data contains fields for:

  • Body name - Name of the authority.
  • Body - This is a unique reference to West Somerset Council.
  • Batch Ref - This is the internal Batch Ref used to process the payments.
  • Internal Ref - This is the reference code from our accounts system that we use to identify the invoice that has been paid.
  • Supplier Ref - The internal Ref of the supplier in our accounts system.
  • Supplier Name - The name of the supplier that has received a payment from us.
  • Date - The date the payment was processed by the Council.  This usually takes 3 working days to reach the recipient.
  • Amount - The amount paid to the supplier.
What data have we removed?

There are occasions where the 'Supplier Name' has been replaced with:

  • REDACTED PERSONAL DATA where the data would otherwise identify an individual in the context of their private life.
  • REDACTED COMMERCIAL CONFIDENTIALITY where a confidentiality agreement prohibits the council from naming a supplier.
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 356309 specifying the name of the file you are referring to, the Transaction Number, and what additional information you require.

Data

Quarter PDF CSV
Apr to Jun 2018 Payments to Suppliers (40kb) Payments to Suppliers (24kb)
Jan to Mar 2018 Payments to Suppliers (29kb) Payments to Suppliers (24kb)
Oct to Dec 2017 Payments to Suppliers (26kb) Payments to Suppliers (21kb)
Jul to Sept 2017 Payments to Suppliers (30kb) Payments to Suppliers (26kb)
Apr to Jun 2017 Payments to Suppliers (26kb) Payments to Suppliers (24kb)
Jan to Mar 2017 Payments to Suppliers (30kb) Payments to Suppliers (22kb)
Oct to Dec 2016 Payments to Suppliers (25kb) Payments to Suppliers (20kb)
Jul to Sept 2016 Payments to Suppliers (25kb) Payments to Suppliers (23kb)
Apr to Jun 2016 Payments to Suppliers (29kb) Payments to Suppliers (24kb)
Jan to Mar 2016 Payments to Suppliers (25kb) Payments to Suppliers (20kb)
Oct to Dec 2015 Payments to Suppliers (27kb) Payments to Suppliers (21kb)
Jul to Sept 2015 Payments to Suppliers (28kb) Payments to Suppliers (23kb)
Apr to Jun 2015 Payments to Suppliers (29kb) Payments to Suppliers (25kb)
Jan to Mar 2015 Payments to Suppliers (29kb) Payments to Suppliers (26kb)
Oct to Dec 2014 Payments to Suppliers (31kb) Payments to Suppliers (27kb)
Jul to Sept 2014 Payments to Suppliers (30kb) Payments to Suppliers (26kb)
Apr to Jun 2014 Payments to Suppliers (34kb) Payments to Suppliers (29kb)
Quarter 4 - 2013 Payments to Suppliers (31kb) Payments to Suppliers (25kb)
Quarter 3 - 2013 Payments to Suppliers (29kb) Payments to Suppliers (23kb)
Quarter 2 - 2013 Payments to Suppliers (33kb) Payments to Suppliers (28kb)
Quarter 1 - 2013 Payments to Suppliers (34kb) Payments to Suppliers (29kb)
Quarter 4 - 2012 Payments to Suppliers (31kb) Payments to Suppliers (26kb)
Quarter 3 - 2012 Payments to Suppliers (33kb) Payments to Suppliers (26kb)
Quarter 2 - 2012 Payments to Suppliers (30kb) Payments to Suppliers (23kb)
Quarter 1 - 2012 Payments to Suppliers (33kb) Payments to Suppliers (30kb)