Transparency and open data

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 requires all public authorities to provide public access to the information they hold. This means Buckinghamshire Council is obliged to publish certain information about what we spend and how we work.

Some of this information is published as open data, this means information that can be automatically read and processed by a computer and easily reused. Making this information available as open data helps to promote government transparency. It also encourages people to use this information to make products and services that benefit everyone.

You can find out more about open data (external website).

Using our information and data sets

The information we publish as open data is licensed under Open Government Licence (external website).

You can use and reuse information that is published under this licence with a few conditions. Your use of information that is published under this licence (the 'Information') indicates your acceptance of the terms and conditions of the licence.

We are interested in how this information is being used. You can tell us about how you are using it.

Our data sets

On 1 April 2020, a single new Buckinghamshire Council replaced the county and district councils. Some of our data sets contain information about the old county and district councils. This information will be updated with new data about Buckinghamshire Council when it is available.

Buckinghamshire Council

Who we are and what we do

What we spend and how we spend it

How we make decisions

Our policies and procedures

Services provided by the council

County and district councils

Information about the old county and district councils.