financeFrom this page you can download PDF files detailing recent Town Council financial matters. For older items, please visit the Archive section.


Financial Regulations
The latest Financial Regulations, based on a Model developed by the National Association of Local Councils, were adopted by Council at a meeting held on 26 January 2015, with subsequent amendments approved by Council 25 April 2016 and 30 April 2018. The regulations cover Annual Estimates (Budgets), Budgetary Control, Accounting and Audit, Banking Arrangements and Cheques, Payment of Accounts, Payment of Salaries, Loans and Investments, Income, Order for Works Good and Services, Contracts, Payments Under Contracts for Building or Other Construction Works, Stores and Equipment, Assets Properties and Estates, Insurance, Charities, Risk Management, and Internal Control

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Expenditure over £500
The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (CLG) wrote to local authority associations and individual principal authorities requesting that all public bodies publish on their websites from 1 January 2011, details of every payment made by them over £500

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Public Notice of the Period for the Exercise of Public Rights (Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2018)

Leighton-Linslade Town Council’s annual return needs to be reviewed by an external auditor appointed by the Public Sector Appointments Limited. Any person interested has the right to inspect the accounting records for the financial year to which the audit relates.

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Annual Governance Statement 2017-18                                     arrow
Accounting Statements 2017-18                                                                       arrow

Public Notice of Conclusion of Audit
Local Councils in England with an annual turnover of £1 million or less must complete an annual return summarising their annual activities at the end of each financial year. In this annual return the term ‘local council’ means a Parish Meeting or a Parish Council or a Town Council. Notice is hereby given that the audit for the year ending 31 March 2018 is complete. The accounts are now available for inspection by local electors in accordance with Section 14 of the Audit Commission Act 1998.

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Year Ending 31 March 2018
Statement of Accounts for the year ending 31 March 2018. This document includes Budget Comparison, Statement of Accounting Policies, Statement of Responsibilities for the Accounts, Income and Expenditure Account (unaudited), Income and Expenditure Account and Annual Return Reconciliation (unaudited), and Balance Sheet

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