Supplier payments

Tower Hamlets Council provides a range of over 200 services to people in the borough of Tower Hamlets and manages a budget of more than £1 billion a year.

Most of this budget is spent on schools, benefits, social services, housing and waste services.

Local people have a right to know how their money is being spent, and Tower Hamlets Council is pleased to publish details of all its payments over £500 in value on its website.

More information on how money is spent.

Senior staff pay

In order to provide transparency over its payments to staff, the council publishes a list of all council staff earning a salary of more than £82,000 a year. The London Borough of Tower Hamlets Statement of Accounts (PDF 640k) is already in the public domain and shows the salaries for our Chief Officer grades.

Public sector equality duty

As part of the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) under the Equality Act 2010, the council has published a range of equality monitoring data, including information relating to people who share a protected characteristic who are the council's employees and people affected by our policies and practices (for example, service users).

Decision making

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Questions & enquiries

Please read our frequently asked questions to see if they answer your enquiry.

If you have a more detailed enquiry, check our Freedom of Information Act disclosure log to see if we have already answered your question. Alternatively you can contact