Transparency in local government

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Data is provided in the spirit of the Local Government Transparency Code 2014.

All data is published under the Open Government Licence.


Our Constitution sets out how the Council operates, how decisions are made and the procedures followed to ensure that decision making is efficient, transparent and accountable to local people.

Senior staff salaries

Details of the salaries and benefits of our employees whose basic salary is £65,000 or more.

Senior staff organisation chart

A chart showing information about the top three / four layers of management.

Annual pay policy statement

Annual pay policy statement published in accordance with the requirements of The Localism Act 2011.

Apprenticeships Target

The public sector apprenticeship target was introduced by the Government in April 2017 for public bodies with 250 or more staff in England, as part of its wider reforms to apprenticeships. These targets require the Council to aim to employ at least 2.3% of its headcount over the period from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2021. You can download the data files which summarise the Council’s progress towards meeting the target.

Allowances paid to councillors

Details of the scheme of allowances paid to Council members and the total amounts paid to individual Members for recent financial years.

Council spending

Monthly information on Council spending including spend on credit cards.


Find out more about the wider aspects of procurement at Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council and how to do business with us.

Grants to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations

Annual details of grants paid to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations.

Land and buildings

Information about the Council's land and buildings.


Annual details of our Counter-Fraud work.

Trade Union Facility Time

Trade union facility engagement and spend on union activities within the organisation.

Parking account Information

Annual details of the Income and expenditure on off-street and on-street parking.

Public Sector Equality Duty

Details of how we comply with the Public Sector Equality Duty.

Gender Pay Gap Reporting

The annual gender pay gap report

Covid 19 Business Grants

In March and April 2020 the Government announced that Grants would be available to certain businesses within Local Authority boundaries to assist with cashflow during the Covid 19 crisis. The data files below detail the grants paid to businesses through the three scheme available.

Discretionary Grants

Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grants

Small Business Grants

Local Restriction Grants for Lockdown covering November 5th until 2nd December

Tier 3 Restrictions covering 2nd December to 19th December

Tier 4 Restrictions covering 20th December to 5th January

National Lockdown Restrictions covering 6th January to Mid February


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