The Annual Reporting on Governance and Finance
Every year local authorities have to complete a return which has 4 sections:
- Annual Governance Statement – the Chairman and Clerk acknowledge their responsibilities with reference to finacial management, innternal controls, risk management, the publics rights, etc.
- Accounting Statements – using broad categories these summarise the year’s financial transactions, the impact on cash balances and movements in fixed assets.
- External Audit Report & Cerificate – this is currently performed by Mazars LLP for Stafordshire Parish Coucnils.
- An Internal Audit Report – completed on the basis of an assessment of risk following a selective assessment of compliance with the relevant procedures and controls during the finacial year.
Recent Annual Governance & Accountability Returns (AGARS)
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Recent Internal Audit Reports
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