Finance and Policies
Year-end Accounts 2017/2018
The council is required to complete and submit to its External Auditor an Annual Return. At the same time the public have the right to inspect the accounts of the council. Details of the inspection period, and the public’s rights are in the attached documents. The Annual Return for 2017/2018 below includes 2 parts: the Annual Governance Statement and the Accounting Statement. There is also the Declaration that the accounts have not been audited and the notice of the inspection period.
Chippenham Town Council regularly reviews its working practices to ensure it operates within a legal, moral and safe framework.
Its policies are reviewed and published in accordance with current legislation.
Principles of Good Practice
Freedom of Information Policy
Freedom of Information Scheme
Guidance for the recording of public Council meetings
Public Question Time Guidance Notes
Standing Orders adopted 280318
Anti Fraud and Corruption Strategy
Code of Conduct
Health and Safety
Spending Authority for Officers
Data Protection Policy
DPIA & PN Policy
Data Breach Management Procedure
Register of assets
Risk Management Policy
Record of training for Councillors and staff
Records management policy
Requests for Waiting Restrictions
Wiltshire Council are responsible for dealing with requests for Waiting Restrictions. However, all requests should be directed to the Town Council in the first instance who will issue the resident a W1 form to complete. This form and any supporting information should be returned to the Town Council. Requests received will be considered by the Town Council once a year, in December, prior to being submitted to Wiltshire Council for final consideration.
You can download the W1 form HERE
Please return your completed WR1 form and any supporting information to:
Chippenham Town Council
The Town Hall
In accordance with the Local Government Transparency Code 2014, this council publishes its expenditure that exceeds £500.
Fees & Charges
Councillors at Chippenham Town Council are entitled to receive a Parish Basic Allowance. Payments made to Councillors are shown in the document below:
Councillor Allowances 2016 to 2017