Parish Council Finances & Accounts

Weston on the Green Donations Policy

Weston on the Green Parish Council has a Donations Policy. In the budget for FY 2021/22 the Parish Council included a designated amount for donations to local causes.

The council seeks to prioritise donations to local initiatives or groups seeking to undertake activities to the benefit of the village. It will also consider donating funds to causes or issues facing Weston on the Green where our residents are championing activities to protect the interests of our village.

Anyone wishing to apply is asked to write to the Clerk of the Parish Council (clerk@westononthegreen-pc.gov.uk) with a short summary of how much they would like, for what purpose and the timing for when the monies would be spent. The list of requests will be discussed and approved at the next Parish Council meeting.

Financial Governance Documents and Accounts:

Notes on the assets held by the Parish Council: As documented in the asset register the only land the Parish Council holds in ownership is the Stocks Green, as documented in Deeds held in the Village Hall archive. The Parish Council holds the playing field and spinney under lease, as documented in the Village archive.

2020-2021 Accounts

The end of year financial accounts for the year 1st April 2020 to 31st March 2021 have been completed and approved by the Parish Council. The relevant documents can be viewed below.

The Period of the Exercise of Public Rights will run from 30th June 2021 - 10th August 2021. Please contact the clerk should you wish to view the Parish Council's financial accounts (clerk@westononthegreen-pc.gov.uk) and this can be arranged.

Notice of Exercise of Public Rights (30th June 2021 - 10th August 2021)

Weston on the Green Parish Council End of Year Accounts 2020-2021: Summary FY 2020-21, PC Reserves End FY 2020-21, Explanation of Variances to Budget FY 2020-21

The accounting statements for 2020-21 have been audited by the external auditor. The limited assurance review is now complete and the External Auditor Report and Certificate 2020/21 has been received by Weston on the Green Parish Council, along with a Notice of Conclusion of Annual Audit.

The appointed external auditor for the financial year 2020-2021 was:

Moore East Midlands, Rutland House, Minerva Business Park, Lynch Wood, Peterborough, PE2 6PZ

2019-2020 Accounts

The end of year financial accounts for the year 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020 have been completed and approved by the Parish Council. The relevant documents can be viewed below.

The Period of the Exercise of Public Rights ran from 10th August 2020 - 19th September 2020. Please contact the clerk should you wish to view the Parish Council's financial accounts (clerk@westononthegreen-pc.gov.uk) and this can be arranged.

Notice of Exercise of Public Rights (10th August 2020 - 19th September 2020)

Weston on the Green Parish Council End of Year Accounts 2019-2020: Summary, PC Reserves, Explanation of Variances to Budget

The accounting statements for 2019-20 have been audited by the external auditor. The limited assurance review is now complete and the External Auditor Report and Certificate 2019/20 has been received by Weston on the Green Parish Council, along with a Notice of Conclusion of Annual Audit.

The appointed external auditor for the financial year 2019-2020 was:

Moore Stephens, (Ref SW/cc), Rutland House, Minerva Business Park, Lynch Wood, Peterborough, PE2 6PZ

2018-2019 Accounts

The annual audit for the year 1st April 2018 to 31st March 2019 has been completed and approved by the Parish Council. The relevant documents can be viewed below.

The Period of the Exercise of Public Rights ran from 10th June 2019 - 19th July 2019.

Notice of Exercise of Public Rights (10th June 2019-19th July 2019)

Weston on the Green Parish Council End of Year Accounts 2018-2019:Year on Year,vs Budget & Cash Contingencies

The appointed auditor for the financial year 2018-2019 was:

Moore Stephens, (Ref SW/cc), Rutland House, Minerva Business Park, Lynch Wood, Peterborough, PE2 6PZ

No further documentation or information was received from the External Auditor. The application for exemption was recognised as valid and the year is closed.

2017-2018 Accounts

The annual audit for the year 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2018 was completed and approved by the Parish Council. The relevant documents can be viewed below:

In line with the revised assurance process for 2017-18 FY year no documentation was received from the External Auditor. The application for exemption was recognised as valid and the year is closed.

2016-2017 Accounts

2015-2016 Accounts

Income and Expenditure - Account Ledger

Income and expenditure have been recorded in a hand-written ledger for many years. One of the drawbacks of this type of accounting is that there is only a small opportunity (dependant of the size of the ledger) of giving a detailed breakdown of costs. The 2017-2018 accounts are being produced digitally allowing for a more helpful means of explaining costs - see 2016/17 example below.