Publication of the 2019/20 Annual Governance and Accountability Return

The Council has approved and published its Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) for the financial year ended 31st March 2020.

The AGAR incorporates the Council’s 2019/20 Accounting Statements, Annual Governance Statement and Annual Internal Audit Report. 

The AGAR has been sent to the Council’s external auditors; Mazars LLP for review, and once the audit has been completed, the audited AGAR, along with the external auditor’s report and certificate, will be published on the Council website.

In the meantime, the unaudited AGAR can be downloaded via the following link:-

Unaudited 2019/20 Annual Governance and Accountability Return

More detailed information around the AGAR including the reports to Council and supporting records can be viewed on the Finance Section of the website via this link. 

A copy of the public notice explaining the statutory rights of local electors in relation to the inspection of the accounts and supporting records and the dates on which these rights may be exercised can be viewed via the following link:-

Notice of Electors Rights in relation to the Inspection of the 2019/20 Accounts

This notice has also been published in the Newton News published on Friday 26th June 2020.