Local support and coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance

Colchester Borough Council is providing support for residents, businesses, and communities. The government has announced that England has returned to Plan A. You should continue to protect yourself and others. Find further guidance on GOV.UK.


Council spending

Information regarding procurement, Councillor expenses and allowances, grants to voluntary sector organisations, and Council spending over £500.

Budget
The Council's budget is agreed upon by the full council at its meeting in February each year.

Council spending 2022

Council spending 2021

Council spending 2020

Council spending 2016-2019

Contracts register
Contracts and tenders for the supply of goods or services exceeding £5,000 in value. This dataset is updated quarterly. 

Councillor expenses and allowances
Details of councillors' expenses and allowances for the year. We publish a breakdown of councillors' mileage and other expenses.

You can also access additional information, including councillor contact details, budget spending and election history.

Government Procurement Card Transactions
The Council does not currently use government procurement cards.

Grants to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations
Details of the annual voluntary sector grants the Council administers.

Locality budget grants
Small annual grant scheme of £2,000 for each Ward Councillor. This table is updated at the close of each financial year.

Public Health funeral costs
Funerals supplied by the Council under The Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984.

Page last reviewed: 9 August 2021