Notice of Public Rights and Publication of Unaudited Annual Governance & Accountability Return

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Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2023/24

External Auditor Report and Certificate

The External Auditor completes a limited assurance review set out by the National Audit Office (NAO). The auditor is responsible for reviewing Sections 1 and 2 of the Annual Governance and Accountability Return in accordance with NAO Auditor Guidance Note 02 (AGN 02 as issued by the NAO on behalf of the Comptroller and Auditor General.

Sections 1 & 2 AGAR

Every smaller authority in England that either received gross income or incurred gross expenditure exceeding £25,000 must complete Form 3 of the Annual Governance and Accountability Return at the end of each financial year in accordance with Proper Practices.

Internal Audit Report

During the financial year, the Parish Council’s Internal Auditor acting independently and on the basis of an assessment of risk, carried out a selective assessment of compliance with the relevant procedures and controls in operation and obtained appropriate evidence form the Council.

Notice of Conclusion of Annual Audit

The audit of accounts for St. Agnes Parish Council must be published once completed.