Finance & Transparency

The Parish’s financial year runs from 1 April to 31 March.

The accounts are prepared by the Responsible Financial Officer (the Clerk) and are then subject to internal audit. Our current Internal Auditor is Mr John Plumb. This parish is a smaller authority where the gross income/gross expenditure does not exceed £25,000 and is therefore entitled to certify itself as exempt from a limited assurance review.

The Parish Council is required to advertise the audit and display a notice of conclusion of audit. These notices are displayed here and on the Parish Council Noticeboard.

If you would like to know more about the Council’s accounts and your rights, more information is available here: Notice of Audit 2017/18 & a summary of your rights and the Parish Council’s Financial Regulations are available to view here: Financial Regulations (May-18).

Posts about LW&GC PC financial matters are available here:


Parish Council Meeting, 2 October 2018 (MINUTES)

The Minutes for the Parish Council meeting held on Tuesday, 2 October 2018, were approved on 6 November 2018 and are now available to view here:

2018 10 02 (OCT) PC Meeting MINUTES 2018 10 (OCT) Financial Report 2018-19 Budget Progress Report (amended)

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Payments over £100 (2018/19)

In line with the Code of Transparency for Smaller Councils, we are required to publish a list of all payments for the year over the sum of £100, exclusive of VAT. 2018-19 Transparency Code for Smaller Authorities (£100+)

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Annual Audit Return 2017/18

The Annual Audit Return for the Financial Year Ended 31 March 2018 is available to view here:

2017-18 Annual Governance and Accountability Return

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Accounts for the Year Ended 31/03/2018 (Notice of Commencement of Audit)

NOTICE OF DATE OF COMMENCEMENT OF PERIOD FOR THE EXERCISE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS

ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2017

Please click here to see the Notice of Audit 2017/18

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Annual Audit Return 2016/17

The Annual Audit Return for the Financial Year Ended 31 March 2017 is available to view here:

2017 03 31 LW&GC PC Annual Return

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Accounts for the Year Ended 31/03/2017 (Notice of Conclusion of Audit)

The audit of the authority’s accounts for the above year has been concluded on 15 September 2017 by Grant Thornton UK LLP:

Notice of Conclusion of Audit 2016/17

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Accounts for the Year Ended 31/03/2017 (Notice of Commencement of Audit)

NOTICE OF DATE OF COMMENCEMENT OF PERIOD FOR THE EXERCISE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS

ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2017

Please click here to see the full Notice of Audit 2016/17

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Payments over £100 (2017-18)

In line with the Code of Transparency for Smaller Councils, we are required to publish a list of all payments for the year over the sum of £100, exclusive of VAT. 2017-18 Transparency Code for Smaller Authorities (£100+)

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Annual Audit Return 2015/16

The Annual Audit Return for the Financial Year Ended 31 March 2016 is available to view here:

Annual Audit Return, Year ended 31 Mar 2016

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Payments Over £100 (2016/17)

In line with the Code of Transparency for Smaller Councils, we are required to publish a list of all payments for the year over the sum of £100, exclusive of VAT. 2016-17 Transparency Code for Smaller Authorities (£100+)

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