Transparency, audit and financial reporting


The parish council sets a budget each year to guide expenditure. To view a summary of the council’s budget, click on link to view the document.

Budget 2019-20

Budget 2018-19

Budget 2017-18

Transparency Code for Smaller Authorities

In December 2014 the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) issued the Transparency Code for Smaller Authorities.  The Code is a requirement for smaller authorities to make information available for local people to increase democratic accountability.

This page allows you to access all of the information Burstwick Parish Council are required to publish under the Transparency Code.

The information is published annually  in the year immediately following the accounting year to which it relates.  The exceptions to this are the minutes, agendas and papers of formal meetings which are published on an ongoing basis  click Agendas and Minutes  Click on the relevant link below to display document.

Financial year 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2018

Notice of conclusion of audit 2017-18

Public rights to inspect the parish councils accounts will run from Monday 4th June to Friday 13th July 2018.

Notice of public rights for year ending 31st March 2018

Sec 1. Annual governance statement 2017-18

Sec 2. Accounting statement 2017-18

Sec 3. External Auditors report 2017-18


Financial year 1st April 2016 to 31st March 2017

Items of expenditure over £100 2016-17

Accounting Statement 2016-17

Bank reconciliation 31st March 2017

Annual governance statement 2016-17

Internal audit report 2016-17

Committee membership 2016-17

Details of public land and building assets 2016-17

External Auditors report 2016-17

Financial year 1st April 2015 to 31st March 2016

Items of expenditure over £100 2015-16

Accounting Statement for 2015-16

Bank reconciliation 31st March 2016

Annual Governance Statement 2015-16

Internal audit report 2015-16

Committee membership 2015-16

Details of public land and building assets 2015-16

External auditor report for 2015-16

Financial year 1st April 2014 to 31st March 2015

Items of expenditure over £100 2014-15

Statement of Accounts 2014-15

Annual Governance Statement 2014-15

Internal Audit report 2014-15

List of Councillors on set Committees for 2014-15

Details of public land and building assets 2014-15

External auditor report 2014-15