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Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2018-19

Annual Governance & Accountability Return for the Year Ended 31st March 2019


Please click on the link to see the Certificate of Exemption for 2018/19.
The Notice of Date of Commencement of Period for the Exercise of Public Rights can be found here.
For the Annual Governance Statement 2018/19 and the Accounting Statements for 2018/19 please follow the links.
These notices were put up on the Hope and Aston Parish Council notice boards on Saturday 15th June 2019.
Below are other documents relating to the Accounts for 2018/19
List of payments greater than £100.
Please contact the Clerk if you wish further information.

Annual Governance & Accountability Return 2017-18

Annual Governance & Accountability Return for the Year Ended 31st March 2018


The Notice of Date of Commencement of Period for the Exercise of Public Rights can be found here. The Declaration of Status of Published Accounts can be found here.
For the Annual Governance Statement 2017/18 and the Accounting Statements for 2017/18 follow the links.
These notices were put up on the Hope and Aston Parish Council notice boards on Friday 15th June 2018.
List of payments greater than £100.
The Notice of Conclusion of Audit is now available to view here.
Please contact the Clerk if you wish further information.

Annual Return 2016/17

Annual Return for the Year Ended 31st March 2017

The Notice of Date of Commencement of Period for the Exercise of Public Rights can be found here. The Declaration of Status of Published Accounts can be found here.
For the Annual Governance Statement 2016/17 and the Accounting Statements for 2016/17 follow the links.
These notices were put up on the Hope and Aston Parish Council notice boards on Friday 23rd June 2017.
The Notice of Conclusion of Audit is now available to view here.
Please contact the Clerk if you wish further information.

Annual Return 2015/16

Annual Return for the Year Ended 31st March 2016

The Notice of Date for the Conclusion of Audit can be found here.
The Accounting Statements for 2015/16 can be found as part of the Annual Return for the Year Ended 31st March 2016 which includes the External Auditor/s Certificate and Report.
These notices were put up on the Hope and Aston Parish Council notice board on Saturday the 24th June 2016.
Please contact the Clerk if you wish further information.

Payments over £100 2015/16

All payments over £100 made by Hope with Aston Parish Council in the 2015/16 financial year, are now available as a list here. This list is updated at least quarterly. If you would like any further information or to request to view a hard copy of the list please contact the Clerk.

Financial Regulations

Hope with Aston Parish Council's Financial Regulations adopted at the December 2015 meeting are now available here. The Financial Regulations follow the model Financial Regulations set out by the National Association for Local Councils (NALC). If you would like any further information or to request to view a hard copy of the Financial Regulations please contact the Clerk.

Standing Orders

Hope with Aston Parish Council's Standing Orders adopted at the May 2016 Annual General meeting are now available here. The Standing Orders are the rules which the Council follows. The Standing Orders guide the Council in legitimate decision making and help maintain transparency, honesty and openness in the way the Council works. Hope with Aston Parish Council's Standing Orders follow the model standing orders set out by the National Association for Local Councils (NALC). If you would like any further information or to request to view a hard copy of the standing orders please contact the Clerk.

Annual Return and Audit 2010/11

The Annual Audit for the 2010/11 financial year has been completed by The Audit Commission. The certified Annual Return is now available for download, hard copies are available on request to the Clerk.

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