Annual Returns

The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 require smaller authorities, each financial year, to conduct a review of the effectiveness of the system of internal control and prepare an annual governance statement, now known as the Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) or more commonly called the Annual Return, in accordance with proper practices in relation to accounts.

The AGAR comprises the following sections:

1. Certificate of Exemption – from external audit
2. Annual Internal Audit Report
3. Annual Governance Statement
4. Accounting Statement

The Parish Council AGARs, or their predecessor, since 2010-11 may be viewed in the table below. These documents are also available in the Document Library.

Annual Return Documents

To view the required document, select its Document Name
IDDocument NameTypeSize
029Annual Return 2018-19Portable Document Format6Mb
028Annual Return 2017-18Portable Document Format2Mb
027Annual Return 2016-17Portable Document Format2Mb
026Annual Return 2015-16Portable Document Format2Mb
025Annual Return 2014-15Portable Document Format2Mb
024Annual Return 2013-14Portable Document Format2Mb
023Annual Return 2012-13Portable Document Format2Mb
022Annual Return 2011-12Portable Document Format2Mb
021Annual Return 2010-11Portable Document Format6Mb
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