It is a legal requirement for councils subject to The Transparency Code for Smaller Authorities to publish, on a freely accessible website, certain documents related to:
Annual Governance, Accounting Statements, Bank Reconciliation, Explanation of Variances over the prior year, Internal Auditor's Report, Annual Return, The commencement of and the duration of, the Period for public inspection of the Accounting Statements.
There is a timetable for publishing all these documents, which Walton on the Wolds Parish Council will fully comply with. Documents relating to the year ending March 31st 2017 are published below.
On July 27th 2017, Grant Thornton, External Auditor, approved the Annual Return for the year ending March 31st 2017. The Certificate of Audit, and the Notice of Conclusion of Audit, are published below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The financial year ending March 31st 2017 was the last year in which the Parish Council, as a Smaller Authority subject to the Transparency Code for Smaller Authorities, was required to submit an Annual Return for External Audit. For the year ending March 31st 2018 and subsequent years, the Parish Council is required to produce the same documentation as in prior years, with the exception of a formalised Annual Return. An Internal Audit will be completed and all appropriate documents will be published, at the appropriate time, on this website. A new external auditor has already been appointed to provide a platform for any member of the public to contact, should they wish to question any element of the Parish Council's accounting statements for the year 2017 2018 and beyond.
- Annual Governance Statement 2016 2017 (PDF, 615 Kb)
Annual Governance Statement 2016 2017
- Annual Return Accounting Statements 2016 2017 (PDF, 554 Kb)
Accounting Statement 2016 2017 - Annual Return
- Date of Inspection of Annual Accounts 2016 2017 (PDF, 608 Kb)
Date of commencement of period for the inspection of annual accounts 2016 2017
- Declaration of status of published accounts 2016 2017 (PDF, 381 Kb)
Declaration of status of published accounts 2016 2017
- Public Rights of Inspection 2016 2017 (PDF, 588 Kb)
Details of Public Rights of Inspection (accounting statements, audit, annual return) 2016 2017
- Identfying Variances Requiring Explanation 2016 2017 (PDF, 401 Kb)
Identifying Variances (in the accounting statements) requiring explanation 2016 2017 over 2015 2016
- Explanation of Variances 2016 2017 (PDF, 458 Kb)
Explanation of (significant) variances in the accounting statements 2016 2017 over 2015 2016
- Internal Audit Report 2016 2017 (PDF, 651 Kb)
Internal Audit Report 2016 2017
- Bank Reconciliation 2016 2017 (PDF, 357 Kb)
Bank Reconciliation 2016 2017
- Audit Certificate Year Ending 31.3.17 (PDF, 512 Kb)
Grant Thornton - External Auditor - AUDIT CERTIFICATE Year ending 31.3.17
- Notice of Conclusion of Audit Year ending 31.3.17 (PDF, 581 Kb)
Notice of Conclusion of Audit Year ending 31.3.17