In accordance with Section 6 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 and with Haydon Wick Parish Council being classified as a smaller authority (where the higher of gross income or gross expenditure was over £25,000), it is a requirement that we complete Part 3 of the Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR). The AGAR gives the opportunity for electors and local taxpayers to see the Council’s accounting statements and governance arrangements which is then submitted to the appointed external auditor for their approval. The Notice to view these statements and arrangements was published with a commencement date of Monday 15th June, ending on Friday 24th July. Following approval by Full Council on 19 May 2020, the AGAR was submitted to the appointed external auditor for approval, in advance of the 31st July deadline.
As reported to Full Council on Tuesday 22nd September 2020, Haydon Wick Parish Council has received Section 3 approved by the external auditor which confirms that it has successfully completed the Annual Governance and Accountability Return for the financial year 2019-20.
Click here to view: Section 3 – AGAR External Auditor Report & Certificate 2019_20