The Council prepares accounts each year for the 12 months to 31st March, the format of the accounts is set out in the “Annual Governance and Accountability Return” (the “Annual Return”) as directed by The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 (the Act). The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 and the Local Audit (Public Access to Documents) Act 2017 also cover the duties, responsibilities, and rights of local authorities, other organisations and the public concerning the accounts being audited.
The Annual Return is audited each year by an independent external auditor.
Notice of Conclusion of Audit of Annual Governance and Accountability Return for the year ended 31st March 2019 - Click here
Annual Governance and Accountability Return for the year ended 31st March 2019 - Click here
To view the Annual Return for the year ended 31st March 2018 - Click here
To view the Annual Return for the year ended 31st March 2017 - Click here
Sandwich Town Council Financial Regulations November 2019 - Click here
Sandwich Town Council Financial Regulations Appendix 1 29th July 2019 - Click here
Allowances Paid to Members - Travel / Subsistence 2018 / 19 - Click here
Members' Allowances and Expenses Regulations - Click here
A hard copy of these reports are available on request at a charge of 5p per sheet (black & white) -
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