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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.

The Annual Return has now been approved by the Auditor and their comments are also below.
Annual Governance Statement
Accounting Statements
Declaration of Unaudited Accounts
Inspection and Rights
Notice of Date of Commencement
Notice of Conclusion
External Auditors Comments


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.

January Bacs Listings
January Payment Listings

December Bacs Listings
December Payment Listings

November Bacs Listings
November Payment Listings

October Bacs Listings
October Payments Listings

Expenditure Report Month 6
Bacs Run 080917   Bacs Run 150917   Bacs Run 220917   Bacs Run 290917
Expenditure Report Month 5
Bacs Run 110817   Bacs Run 180817   Bacs Run 250817
Expenditure Report Month 4
Bacs Run 070717     Bacs Run 210717      Bacs Run 270717
Bank Account 2 Cash Book
Expenditure Report Month 3
Bacs Run 020617    Bacs Run 090617       Bacs Run 130617    Bacs Run  220617    Bacs Run 300617    
Expenditure Report Month 2
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

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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