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Finance and Audit

Local Government Transparency

The Code of Recommended Practice for Local Authorities on Data Transparency
(Pursuant to Section 2 of the Local Government, Planning & Land Act 1980)

The Local Government Transparency Code came into effect in October 2014, this is a code of recommended practice on data transparency and applies to Parish and Town Councils with a gross income or expenditure in excess of £200,000. The Government wants to increase transparency through publication of open data enabling tax payers to see how local authorities use public money. Wincanton Parish Council provides the majority of this information already on the website or the information can be found below:

Budget

At the Full Town Council meeting on 24th January 2022 Council resolved :

that the precept for 2022/23 be £392,734 and the operating budget be £419,316 

Please click on the link to see the Detailed Budget

Expenditure Over £500 

The Parish Council will provide an approved schedule of payments after each meeting of the Parish Council. A council is obliged to publish any expenditure over £500, including supplier and transaction information.

Year to date 2022-2023: expenditure over £500

April 2021 - March 2022: expenditure over £500

April-October 2021:  expenditure over £500.00

ANNUAL GOVERNANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY RETURN 2021-2022

Notice of Public Rights and Publication of Unaudited Annual Governance & Accountability Return

Accounting Statements     Annual Governance Statement     Annual Internal Audit Report

Explanation for not covered and no responses     Explanation for restated figures 2020-2021 

ANNUAL GOVERNANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY RETURN 2020/2021

Accounting Statements     Annual Governance Statement     Annual Internal Audit Report

Exercise of Public Rights     Interim Report      Notice of Audit & Right to Inspect  Conclusion of Audit

ANNUAL GOVERNANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY RETURN 2019/2020

AGAR 2019 2020

AGAR 2019 REPORT

EXERCISE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS NOTICE

CONCLUSION OF AUDIT

ANNUAL GOVERNANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY RETURN 2018/2019

AGAR 2018 2019

ANNUAL GOVERNANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY RETURN 2017/2018

AGAR 2017 2018

ANNUAL GOVERNANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY RETURN 2016/2017

AGAR 2016 2017

ANNUAL GOVERNANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY RETURN 2015/2016

AGAR 2015 2016