Parish Council Finance

This section contains Financial information about Linton on Ouse Parish Council.

Parish Councils are statutory bodies funded principally by an annual precept.  Income and expenditure for the next financial year are calculated in the form of estimates.  The net amount (the precept) is added to council tax, collected by the district council and paid to the parish in two six-monthly instalments.  The Parish Council can apply for other funding such as grant and funding awards, but it does not receive funds direct from central government.

As a result of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, smaller authorities (including parish councils) are exempt from external audit (i.e. by the Audit Commission).

Instead, smaller authorities are subject to the Transparency Code for Smaller Authorities, issued by the Department for Communities and Local Government.  This code requires that “relevant information about the authorities’ accounts and governance” is made available to local electors and ratepayers.

Accordingly, this section of the website contains links to the following pages:


Financial Statement Documents Including:

Notice of Public Rights and Publication of Unaudited Accounts – Year Ended 31 March 2022


Financial Statement Documents Including:

Annual Internal Audit Report

Annual Governance Statement

Accounting Statement

Analysis or Variances

Bank Reconciliation to March 2021

Certificate of Exemption

Notice of Public Rights and Publication of Unaudited Annual Governance & Accountability Return


Financial Statement Documents

Including: Notice of Public Rights and Publication of Unaudited Annual Governance & Accountability Return; Certificate of Exemption; Annual Internal Audit Report; Annual Governance Statement; Accounting Statement

Analysis of Variances

Bank Reconciliation to March 2020

Notice of Public Rights & Publication of Annual Governance & Accountability Return 18/19

Asset Register Linton Parish Council 18-19

Expenditure Report 18/19: Items of expenditure above £100 incurred during the last financial year.

Copies of the End of year Accounts, Annual Governance Statement and signed Internal Audit Report:

Linton on Ouse 2018/2019 Audit Documents:

Linton on Ouse 2017/2018 Audit Documents:


Please note that other aspects of the Transparency code are addressed on the following pages of this website: