Minutes of the Special Finance Meeting held on Thursday 27th June 2019 in the Upstairs Room at The Wheel, Leek Road, Longsdon.


Meeting Details

Councillor J. Sargeant (Chair).
Councillors T. Beastall, B. Bromley, R. Lovell, D. Sargeant & R. Weston


The Clerk explained the reason for the Special meeting which was due to the requirements to approve the Annual Governance & Accounting Statements before 30th June 2019.

14/19. Apologies for Absence.

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor K. Shaw.

15/19. To Receive the Internal Auditors Report.

The Annual Accounts had been audited by the usual Internal Auditor who had reported that in undertaking the audit he had worked to the requirements outlined in the Annual Return. He had also had regard to the suggested approach in the Governance and Accountability Practitioner’s Guide.

The Council’s internal checking and control systems in place are effective. The records and accounts maintained are kept to a high standard and in good order.

There were no matters which needed to be brought to the attention of the Council.

16/19. Section 1. Annual Governance Statement 2018 / 2019.

The Annual Governance Statement for the year was perused and approved unanimously.

17/19. Section 2. Accounting Statement 2018 / 2019.

The Accounting Statement for the year was perused and approved unanimously.

18/19. Exemption Certificate.

It was agreed that the Exemption Certificate for an Annual External Audit be signed.