The Annual Parish Council Meeting on the 21st May, 2018 approved the Annual Governance and Accountability Return for the year ended 31st March, 2018.
The Return is a statutory document which the Parish Council must complete at the end of each financial year.
The Return consists of:
The Annual Internal Audit Report which must be completed by the Parish Council’s Internal Auditor.
Section 1 The Annual Governance Statement which is a declaration by the Parish Council that it has sound and effective financial systems in place and complies with the Governance and Accountability for Smaller Authorities in England March 2018. Practitioners Guide to Proper Practices to be applied in the preparation of statutory annual accounts and governance.
Section 2 Accounting Statements for the 2017-18 Financial Year which is the Parish Council’s financial statement.
Section 3 External Auditor’s Report and Certification.
The Annual Governance and Accountability Return for 2017-18 has been sent to the external auditor, Mazars, and can be found here Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) 2017-18