Finance and Policies
YEAR END ACCOUNTS 2015 / 2016
Each year the council is required to complete and submit, to its External Auditor, an Annual Return. Once the Return has been approved by the Auditor, it is displayed on the councils noticeboard for a statutory period. The Annual Return can be inspected, on request, at the Town Hall.
The Annual Return for 2015 / 2016 below includes the Annual Governance Statement and Accounting Statement.
Annual Return 2015 / 2016
Declaration of Status of Published Accounts
Local Audit and Accountability Inspection of Documents
Notice of Date of Commencement of Audit
Notice of Date of Conclusion of Audit
In accordance with the Local Government Transparency Code 2014, this council publishes its expenditure that exceeds £500.
Expenditure Report Month 11
Bacs Run 030217 Bacs Run 100217 Bacs Run 170217
Expenditure Report Month 10
Bacs Run 060117 Bacs Run 110117 Bacs Run 200117 Bacs Run 270117
Expenditure Report Month 9
Bacs Run 021216 Bacs Run 091216 Bacs Run 161216 Bacs Run 231216 Bacs Run 301216
Expenditure Report Month 8
Bacs Run 041116 Bacs Run 111116 Bacs Run 181116 Bacs Run 251116
Expenditure Report Month 7
Bacs Run 071016 Bacs Run 141016 Bacs Run 211016 Bacs Run 281016
Expenditure Report Month 6
Bacs Run 020916 Bacs Run 090916 Bacs Run 160916 Bacs Run 230916 Bacs Run 300916
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.
Strategic Plan 2013 – 2017
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
Fees & Charges
From 1 April 2017, the fees and charges will be as follows:
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.
Councillors at Chippenham Town Council are entitled to receive a Parish Basic Allowance. Payments made to councillors during the year 2015 to 2016 are listed in the attached report.