Finance and Transparency

FINANCE

The Parish Council year runs from 1st April to 31st March.  The Parish Council is subject to an Internal Audit and a limited External Audit.

FINAL ACCOUNTS AND AUDIT FOR 2020/21

Certificate of Exemption from limited assurance review

Annual internal Audit Report

Annual Governance Statement

Accounting Statement

Explanation of “no” answers etc

Analysis of variances 

Bank reconciliation statement as at 31 March 2021

Public notice

List of payments over £100


 

BUDGET FOR 2021/22

The budget for 2021/22 was agreed by Councillors on 12 January.

A summary is here and explanations here


TRANSPARENCY

The Smaller Authorities (Transparency Requirements) (England) Regulations 2015 provide that such authorities must publish information in the manner and form and on the occasions specified.  Staunton Coleford Parish Council’s turnover is less than £25000, thus these regulations apply.

    1. Draft minutes of formal meetings no later than 1 month after the meeting. These are on our Agenda and Minutes page.
    2. Full agendas for formal meetings not less than 3 clear days before the meeting.  These are on our Agendas and Minutes page.
    3. Details of every item of spending of £100 or more showing the date, purpose and amount.  These are detailed in the minutes of each meeting – see our Agenda and Minutes page.
    4. End of year accounts as per the Annual Return.  See above.
    5. The Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR).  See above.
    6. Bank reconciliation statement – as at 30 September 2021
    7. Internal audit report.  See above.
    8. Names of Councillors, their responsibilities and which committees and outside bodies they are appointed to by the Parish Council.  These are detailed in our “Councillors” page.
    9. Asset register.