The finance group work closely with the Responsible Finance Officer to ensure that excellent internal controls are in place. The Parish Council seeks to get good value for money, whilst utilising where possible, local contractors.
At monthly Parish Council meetings, the payments are reviewed for approval and the year to date budget position is monitored. Each quarter Council receive a Finance report.
Our precept for the financial year 1st April 2020 – 31st March 2021 has been set at £47,000, £2000 more than the previous year.
This year’s Parish Council annual audit will take place over a 30-working-day period starting on 3rd August.
See below for our annual return for the year 2019-2020.
Our Annual Return for 2019/20 for our unaudited accounts (which will be carried out by PKF Littlejohn LLP). It includes the Annual Governance Statement (section 1), the Annual Accounting Statements (section 2), the Annual Internal Audit Report, the bank reconciliation for the year and an explanation of variances between this year’s figures and those of last year. View the unaudited Annual Return (AGAR) for 2019/20 here:
The notice of public rights and publication of unaudited Annual Governance and Accountability Return for the year ended 31 March 2020 can be viewed here:
A copy of the asset register is here:
See below for the Annual Return for 2018/19
See below for the Annual Return for 2017/18
See below for the annual return of the year 2016-2017