Yoxall Parish Council

Yoxall Parish Council

 

Minutes & Accounts

Accounts for the year ending 31st March 2019.

Local council name. Yoxall Parish Council

Notice of appointment of date for the exercise of public rights

Accounts for the year ended 31st March 2019.

The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, and The Accounts and Audit (England) Regulations 2015 (SI234)

Date of Announcement 30th June 2019 (a)
Each year the Councils/Meetings (b) Annual Return is audited by an auditor appointed by Public Sector Audit Appointments Limited. Any person interested has the right to inspect and make copies of the accounts to be audited and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts relating to them. For the year ended 31 March 2019 these documents will be available on reasonable notice on application to :
(c) R. Young Parish Clerk, 28, Appian Close, Two-Gates, Tamworth, Staffs B77 1JA. 01827 707944 07855 050424.

commencing on (d) 1st July 2019.

and ending on (e) 9th August 2019.

3. Local Government Electors and their respective also have:

the opportunity to question the auditor about the accounts; and
the right to make objections to the accounts or any item in them. Written notice of an objection must first be given to the auditor and a copy sent to the Council/Meeting (f)
The auditor can be contacted at the address in paragraph 4 below for this purpose during the inspection at 2 above.

4. The audit is being conducted under the provisions od the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, the Accounts and Audit (England) Regulations 2015 and the National Audit Office’ Code of Audit Practice. Your audit is being carried out by:

Mazars LLP, Salvus AykleyHeads, Durham, DH1 5TS.

5. This announcement is made by Robert Young, Parish Clerk.

SECTION 2 – YOXALL ANNUAL PARISH STATEMENT – 2018/19.

Our responsibility for ensuring that there is a sound system of internal control, including arrangements for the preparation of the Accounting Statements. We confirm, to the best of our knowledge and belief, with respect to the Accounting Statements for the year ended 31 March 2019, that:

We have put in place arrangements for effective financial management during the year, and for the preparation of financial accounting statements. YES.
We maintained an adequate system of internal control including measures designed to prevent and detect fraud and corruption and reviewed its effectiveness. YES.
We took all reasonable steps to assure ourselves that there are no matters of actual or potential non-compliance with laws, regulations and Proper Practices that could have a significant financial effect on the ability of this authority to conduct its business or manage its finances. YES.
We provided proper opportunity during the year for the exercise of ‘electors’ rights in accordance with the requirements of the Accounts and Audit Regulations. YES.
We carried out an assessment of the risks facing this authority and took appropriate steps to manage those risks, including the introduction of internal controls and/or external insurance cover where required. YES.
We maintained throughout the year an adequate and effective system of internal audit of the accounting records and control systems. YES.
We took appropriate action on all matters raised in reports from internal and external audit. YES.
We considered whether any litigation, liabilities or commitments, events or transactions, occurring either during or after the year-end, have a financial impact on this authority and, where appropriate, have included them in the accounting statements. YES.
Trust Funds including charitable. In our capacity as the sole managing trustee we discharged our accountability responsibilities for the fund(s)/assets, including financial reporting and if required, independent examination of audit. N/A.
The Annual Governance Statement is approved by this authority and recorded as minute reference 133.

Dated 6/6/19. Signed by the Chairman and Clerk of the Meeting where approval is given.

Year ending

31 March 2018 31 March 2019

Balances brought Forward 17,483 10,993
(+) Precept or Rates and Levies 25,550 25,755
(+) Total other receipts 23,707 39,442
(-) Staff costs 9,262 9,402
(-) Loan interest/capital repayments 838 838
(-) All other payments 45,597 48,628
(=) Balances carried forward 10,993 17,322
Total value of cash and short term investments 10,993 17,322
9. Total fixed assets plus long term investments and assets 337,102 338,329

10. Total borrowings 4,184 3,584

I certify that for the year ended 31 March 2019 the Accounting Statements and Annual Governance and Accountability Return present fairly the financial position of this authority and its income and expenditure, or properly present receipts and payments, as the case may be.

Signed by the Responsible Financial officer – Minute Reference 136 dated 6/6/19.