Finance, regulations and your public rights

Notice of Public Rights and publication of AGAR for 201819

Every year the Parish Council must publish a set of documents containing governance statements and key accounting figures. Known previously as the Annual Return it has been rebadged as the Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR).  The return must be published in full and made available for inspection on request during a period of 30 business days which includes the first two weeks of July.

Accordingly, you may view the following documents here:

Your Public Rights – a statement of what your rights are and the statutory notice telling you the dates between which you may inspect the accounts..
Accounting Statement and Accountability – this is the Annual Governance Statement and the Accounting Statement.
Internal Audit Report – this is Section 3 of the AGAR

Financial information for 201819

The Parish Council is obliged by law to publish the following information online for the prior year and to do so by 1st July every year. Here is the information for the year ended 31 March 2019:

All items of expenditure over £100 must be published but, in the interests of transparency, the parish council has decided to publish all receipts and payments irrespective of value.  These are the payments in 201819.
Receipts and payments April, May, June 2018
Receipts and payments July, Aug, Sep 2018
Receipts and payments October 2018 
Receipts and Payments Nov and Dec 2018
Receipts and Payments Jan, Feb, Mar 2019

End of year accounts 201819 End O fYear Accounts
Internal Audit Report to the Parish Council  201819 Internal Audit Report
List of Councillor’s responsibilities Councillors
The details of public land and building Asset Register

Budget and current year income and expenditure

In addition to historic information the parish council publishes its budget for the current year which you may download here. 201920 Budget

The parish council has chosen to provide a running account of income and expenditure at intervals coinciding with parish council meetings.  Councillors receive a list of income and expenditure since the previous meeting and a form of this will be published here after the council meeting.  In order to comply with data protection regulations it will be edited so that individuals are not identified.
Receipts and Payments for April and May 2019 will appear here

Council practises and procedures are governed by three governing documents which cover finance and accounting, council procedures and the conduct of councillors.  These are listed below and may be downloaded by clicking the link.

Financial regulations
Members Code of Conduct