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Finance and Policies

Finance and Policies

Year-end Accounts 2016/2017
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 2016/2017 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.

Once the Annual return has been approved by the Auditor it is displayed on the council’s noticeboard for a statutory period.
Annual Governance Statement
Accounting Statements
Declaration of Unaudited Accounts
Inspection and Rights
Notice of Date of Commencement


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
Complaints Protocol
Standing Orders adopted 290415
Anti Fraud and Corruption Strategy
Code of Conduct
Financial Regulations
Health and Safety
Spending Authority for Officers

Planning Policies updated June 2016
CTC Planning Guidance
Pre-Application Protocol

In accordance with the Local Government Transparency Code 2014, this council publishes its expenditure that exceeds £500.
Expenditure Report Month 2
Bacs Run 050517     Bacs Run 120517     Bacs Run 190517     Bacs Run 260517
Expenditure Report Month 1
Bacs Run 1   Bacs Run 2    Bacs Run 3   Bacs Run 4

Fees & Charges
The approved 2017/2018 fees and charges for all services offered by Chippenham Town Council are attached in the link below.
Fees and Charges –  Room Hire
Fees and Charges – External Services

In accordance with the Local Government Data Transparency Code 2014 (s34 and 38) Chippenham Town Council publishes information on the remuneration of its staff in its three senior tiers of organisation. It also publishes its staff structure.
Remuneration of Senior Staff at Chippenham Town Council
Staff Structure

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

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