MAGPC

Milton Abbott Grouped Parish Council


Financial Year 2018 to 2019

Documents for the financial year from 1st April 2018 to 31st March 2019

Notice of Exemption from External Audit: The Council has met the qualifying criteria that allows it to certify itself exempt from a limited assurance review.

Notice of Date of Commencement: Details of how the accounts for the year can be viewed.

Annual Governance Statement: The Parish Council has to show that it has effective systems in place to guard against fraud or any unauthorised expenditure.

Accounting Statement: The statement shows income [the Parish Council precept received from the Borough Council] and expenditure, as well as the opening and closing bank balances.

Internal Audit: The internal auditor was satisfied with every aspect of the accounts that he examined and had no issues to raise with the Parish Council.

End of Year Bank Reconcilliation

Local Authority Accounts: A Summary of your Rights. Page 1 and Page 2


Financial Year 2017 to 2018

To access the documents for the financial year from 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2018, please see below.

Notice of Exemption from external Audit: Due to new regulations the Council has met the qualifying criteria that allows it to certify itself exempt from a limited assurance review.

Notice of Date of Commencement: Details of how the accounts for the year can be viewed.

Annual Governance Statement: The Parish Council has to show that it has effective systems in place to guard against fraud or any unauthorised expenditure. The Parish Council has been able to give 100% positive answers to all questions asked.

Accouncing Statement: The statement shows income [the Parish Council precept received from the Borough Council] and expenditure, as well as the opening and closing bank balances.

Internal Audit: The internal auditor was satisfied with every aspect of the accounts that he examined and had no issues to raise with the Parish Council.

End of year Bank Reconcilliation

Local Authority Accounts: A Summary of your Rights. Page 1 and Page 2

Financial Year 2016 to 2017

To access the documents for the financial year from 1st April 2016 to 31st March 2017, please see below.

Notice of Conclusion of Audit

External Auditor Report and Certificate

Notice of Date of Commencement: Details of how the accounts for the year can be viewed

Declaration of Status of Published Accounts
Annual Governance Statement: The Parish Council has to show that it has effective systems in place to guard against fraud or any unauthorised expenditure. This statement is part of an annual return to the Audit Commission. The Parish Council has been able to give 100% positive answers to all questions asked.
Accounting Statement: The statement shows income [the Parish Council precept received from the Borough Council] and expenditure, as well as the opening and closing bank balances.
End of Year Bank Reconciliation:
Current and Reserve Bank Accounts; It is not enough to create an income and expenditure statement; it must be possible to link it to the Parish Council's bank accounts, thus proving that the financial activities recorded in the statement have actually occurred. All items of expenditure can be found here.
Explanation of 'significant variances': This document has a list of any significant differences between expenditure on the same issue in 2016/17, compared with 2015/16
Earmarked Reserves: Details of the Council's reserves
Internal Audit: The internal auditor was satisfied with every aspect of the accounts that he examined and had no issues to raise with the Parish Council.
Asset Register: List of assets owned by the Parish Council.

List of Councillor Responsibilities: The only parish Councillors who currently have specific responsibilities on behalf of the Parish Council are:

Cllr Peter Hough

  • Milton Abbot Village Hall Committee

Cllr Howard Asbridge

  • Chair MACKPlan Team

Cllr Chris Beighton

  • Member MACKPlan Team

Cllr Ray Brewer

  • Member of Southern Area Link

Cllr Peter Hough

  • Member MACKPlan team

Cllr Magnus Pahlsson

  • Member MACKPlan team

Cllr Amanda Westcott

  • Chillaton Public Hall Trustees

Financial Year 2015 to 2016

The Parish Council now has to publish various documents that show how it has managed and accounted for the public money it receives. To access the relevant documents for the financial year from April 2015 to March 2016, please see below:

External Auditor Certificate and Opinion:

Annual Governance Statement: The Parish Council has to show that it has effective systems in place to guard against fraud or any unauthorised expenditure. This statement is part of an annual return to the Audit Commission. The Parish Council has been able to give 100% positive answers to all questions asked.

Accounting Statements: These accounts show income [the Parish Council precept received from the Borough Council] and expenditure, as well as the opening and closing bank balances. The latter figures are also shown in the bank reconciliation below.

Current, Reserve Bank Accounts; It is not enough to create an income and expenditure statement; it must be possible to link it to the Parish Council's bank accounts, thus proving that the financial activities recorded in the statement have actually occurred.

Explanation of 'significant variances': This document has a list of any significant differences between expenditure on the same issue in 2015/16, compared with 2014/15

Internal Audit Report: The internal auditor was satisfied with every aspect of the accounts that he examined and had no issues to raise with the Parish Council.

Asset Register: List of assets owned by the Parish Council.

List of Councillor Responsibilities: The only parish Councillors who currently have specific responsibilities on behalf of the Parish Council are:

Cllr James Anderson

  • Milton Abbot Village Hall Committee

Cllr Howard Asbridge

  • Chair MACKPlan Team

Cllr Chris Beighton

  • Member MACKPlan Team

Cllr Ray Brewer

  • Member of Southern Area Link

Cllr Peter Hough

  • Member MACKPlan team

Cllr Magnus Pahlsson

  • Member MACKPlan team

Cllr Amanda Westcott

  • Chillaton Public Hall Trustees

Financial Year 2014 to 2015

End of Year Accounts

The Parish Council now has to publish various documents that show how it has managed and accounted for the public money it receives. To access the relevant documents for the financial year from April 2014 to March 2015, please click on the underlined headings set out below:

Annual Governance Statement: The Parish Council has to show that it has effective systems in place to guard against fraud or any unauthorised expenditure. This statement is part of an annual return to the Audit Commission. The Parish Council has been able to give 100% positive answers to all questions asked.

End of Year Accounts 2014/15: These accounts show income [the Parish Council precept received from the Borough Council] and expenditure, as well as the opening and closing bank balances. The latter figures are also shown in the bank reconciliation below.

Reconciliation of Bank Accounts: It is not enough to create an income and expenditure statement; it must be possible to link it to the Parish Council's bank accounts, thus proving that the financial activities recorded in the statement have actually occurred.

Explanation of 'significant variances': This document has a list of any significant differences between expenditure on the same issue in 2014/15, compared with 2013/14.

Internal Audit Report: There is no separate document to open; the internal auditor was satisfied with every aspect of the accounts that he examined and had no issues to raise with the Parish Council.