Open data

Open data is information which is freely available for use by the general public. Web developers and designers can use this information to create applications and data 'mashups'. We hope to add to this page over time.

Spending data

Spending data for Darlington Borough Council is available in pdf, excel and csv format.

Workforce information

Workforce information for Darlington Borough Council - including salary scales, sickness absence and number of employees.

The Transparency Agenda

The local government transparency code [external link] is issued to meet the government’s desire to place more power into citizens’ hands to increase democratic accountability. It will make it easier for local people to contribute to the local decision making process and help shape public services.

The Transparency Agenda [excel spreadsheet], Transparency 2014 - Interim Briefing Note [pdf document], The Transparency Agenda - Property Attributes [pdf document]

Our approach to open data

We have created links to open data on this page for your use. Open data is about sharing the information we hold with the community at large. We encourage you to use the information provided on these pages and hope to add further datasets to these pages in future.

If you have used our open data in any way then please let us know on and we may be able to look at linking to this information from this page.

We use the Open Government licence for public sector information [external link]. Please view this page to see what you are free to do with our data and the conditions surrounding it.