Finance & Audit

ITEMS OF EXPENDITURE EXCEEDING £100

Smaller authorities (including parish councils with a turnover not exceeding £25,000) are required to publish details of items of expenditure above £100. Scarisbrick Parish Council publishes a complete list of expenditure transactions in the minutes of council meetings.

PRECEPT and BUDGET

Scarisbrick Parish Council has set a precept of £18.08 for the financial year 2022-23. This represents a modest increase on the previous year’s figure.  Scarisbrick Parish Council’s precept remains one of the lowest of all the parish councils within West Lancashire.

The precept is based on the Council’s approved budget for the forthcoming financial year. This is a budget in which the Council is looking to be proactive in making improvements for the parish whilst restricting any increase to within that determined by inflation.

Approved Budget 2020-21

Approved Budget 2021-22

Approved Budget 2022-23

AUDITORS’ REPORTS

Scarisbrick Parish Council has two internal audits per year performed by an independent auditor. These are performed in the middle and at the end of each financial year.

The Council also undergoes mandatory external audit of its accounts and governance structure in the form of an Annual Return submitted at the end of the financial year.

2021-2022 ANNUAL AUDIT

Annual Governance Statement

Annual Accounting Statement

Explanation of Variances

Annual Internal Audit Report

Bank Reconciliation

Public Rights Notice

Notice of Conclusion of Audit

External Auditor Report and Certificate

2020-2021 ANNUAL AUDIT

Annual Governance Statement

Annual Accounting Statement

Explanation of Variances

Annual Internal Audit report

Bank Reconciliation

Notice of Conclusion of Audit

External Auditor Report and Certificate

2019-2020 ANNUAL AUDIT

Annual Governance Statement

Annual Accounting Statement

Explanation of Variances

Annual Internal Audit report

Bank Reconciliation

Notice of Conclusion of Audit

External Auditor Report and Certificate 

2018-2019 ANNUAL AUDIT

This is the second audit under the new regulations.

External Auditors Report

Part 1 and Part 3 AGAR

Bank Reconciliation 2018-2019

Explanation of variances 2018-2019

Explanation of replies

COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE LEVY- RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURE

Report for 2019-2020 financial year

Report for 2020-2021 financial year

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