Dear Shalford Residents
More bureaucracy from the government to apply to Parish Councils regarding financial arrangements, see wording below.
Shalford Parish Council has for over 10 years tried to be transparent in all its dealings, not only financial matters but have maintaining a full list of Agendas and Minutes
View any from:- Shalford Parish Council - Minutes/agenda – Finances
Annual Governance & Accountability Return
1. The accounting records for the financial year to which the audit relates and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers, receipts and other documents relating to those records must be made available for inspection by any person interested, during a period of 30 working days set by the smaller authority and including the first 10 working days of July.
2. The period referred to in paragraph (1) starts with the day on which the period for the exercise of public rights is treated as having been commenced i.e. the day following the day on which all of the obligations in paragraph (3) below have been fulfilled.
3. The responsible financial officer for a relevant authority must, on behalf of that authority, publish (which must include publication on the authority’s website):
View 2019 Annual Governance Statement for Shalford