Parish council – finance


Notice of Public Rights and publication of AGAR for 201718

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 for 201718 as the Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR). Furthermore, smaller authorities in 201718 may exempt themselves from the requirement to send the AGAR for external audit provided certain conditions are met. However, the return must still be published in full and made available for inspection on request during a period of 30 business days which includes the 2nd–13th July 2018.

Accordingly, you may view the following documents here:

Your Public Rights – a statement of what your rights are

Notice of the Exercise of Public Rights – the statutory notice telling you the dates between which you may inspect the accounts.

Annual Governance and Accountability Return – this is the full document inlcuding the Certificate of Exemption (from external audit), the Annual Governance Statement and the Accounting Statement.

Financial information for 201718

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 2018.

All items of expenditure over £100

End of Year Accounts

Internal Audit Report

Detals of public land and building assets



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