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Revenues and Benefits System will be unavailable this weekendCouncil Tax Account Balances, Housing Benefit information via MyNewham & our Online Housing Benefit/Council Tax Forms will be unavailable from 5am Saturday 14 December to 10am Monday 16 December, while we complete an essential migration and upgrade.

Customers can still make payments, but online account balances may not be updated until Tuesday 17 December, we apologise for any inconvenience caused.​


We are committed to being open and transparent in the way we spend your money. On this page you will find links to data that shows how much we spend on suppliers, senior staff and councillors.

Council constitution

Our constitution sets out how we work, how decisions are made and the procedures we follow to make sure that these are efficient, transparent and accountable to local people.


Council housing

Our social housing asset value document (Excel) groups our properties by post code and valuation band, with values and occupancy rates for each.



  • Seven individuals (6.56 full time equivalent) undertake investigations and prosecutions of fraud
  • Eight individuals (7.56 full time equivalent) professionally accredited counter fraud specialists
  • Spend for 2014/15 is currently £679,000 which includes overheads


You can find details of the grants we have awarded to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations on our Go for it Grants page.


Land and buildings


Parking account and parking spaces

Our parking and traffic enforcement annual reports include details of:

  • the revenue we make from on-street and off-street parking and penalty charge notices
  • how we spend the revenue 
  • the number of controlled parking bays in the borough.

Payments to suppliers


Salaries, expenses and allowances


Trade Unions


Waste contracts

We do not have any external waste contracts. We manage our waste collection service in-house.

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