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Council spending over £250 in 2022-23

Council spending over £250 in 2022-23

The documents below include:

  • all individual items we purchase
  • payments we make to contractors carrying out work on our behalf
  • other spend we incur in carrying out our business
  • from September 2019 they will also include the department that made the purchase.

They exclude:

  • salaries
  • housing benefit payments
  • sensitive social services information which could put vulnerable individuals at risk
  • personal information, such as the names of individuals receiving payments
  • the names of sole traders
  • confidential information, such as council tax or business rate refunds.

Payments to suppliers

  • Suppliers – these are listed alphabetically. For data protection reasons, where payments have been made to individuals, the names have been replaced with the word 'Redacted'.
  • £ Spend – shows the spend made to each supplier for the period. Where there are multiple lines for a supplier this relates to payments by different services within the Council, and therefore some of these lines will include amounts below £250. All amounts displayed are exclusive of VAT.
  • Service – shows the individual service groups that the payments were charged to.
  • Description – provides details of the type of service that the payment relates to.

Glossary of terms

  • EMP – employees
  • SUPL – supplies and services
  • PREM – premises
  • TRAN – transfer payments
  • THPP – third party payments.

You can also view the annual statement of accounts and
salaries of executive directors.

All Lewisham contracts let over £50,000 are listed on the London Tenders Portal – Contract Register.