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Finance

Accounting Statements and Annual Governance Statement Audit & Inspection

In accordance with the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2018 (SI 2015 No. 234) and The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 the Town Council has to complete an Annual Return. The Council's governance and accounts are indepentently accessed by an independent internal auditor prior to being examined by the Council's external auditor PKF Littlejohn LLP. The public have the right to inspect the unaudited accounting records for a period of 30 days, in accordance with the Notice of Public Rights. The Accounting Statements and Notice of Public Rights to inspect are published below for each year:

Audit papers 2019/2020

Notice of Public Rights 2019/20 - 16 July 2020

Unaudited Accounting Statements and Governance Statement 2019/20 - 16 July 2020

Audit papers 2018/2019

Each year the Town Council has to complete an Annual Return. The Council's governance and accounts are indepentently accessed by an independent internal auditor prior to being examined by the Council's external auditor PKF Littlejohn LLP. The reports can be found here. Under the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2018 (SI 2015 No. 234) and The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 the Notice of Public Rights and Publication of Unaudited Annual Governance & Accountability Return can be found here

Under the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2018 (SI 2015 No. 234) and The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 the Notice of Conclusion of Audit for the year ended 31st March 2019 can be found here

Audit papers 2017/2018

Each year the Town Council has to complete an Annual Return. The Council's governance and accounts are indepentently accessed by an independent internal auditor prior to being examined by the Council's external auditor PKF Littlejohn LLP. Under the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2018 (SI 2015 No. 234) and The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 the Notice of Conclusion of Audit for the year ended 31st March 2018 can be found here.

Audit papers 2016/2017

Each year the Town Council has to complete an Annual Return. The Council's governance and accounts are independently assessed by an independent internal auditor prior to being examined by the Council's external auditor Grant Thornton UK LLP. Under the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No. 234) The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 the Notice of Conclusion of Audit for the year ended 31st March 2017 can be found here.

Audit papers 2015/2016

The  Notice of Conclusion of Audit for the year ended 31st March 2016 can be found here.