All Town and Community Councils have to undergo an Annual Audit so that local taxpayers
can be assured that the risks to public money have been managed. The annual return
is the principal means by which a council is accountable to its electorate and most
councils must complete an annual return to confirm that everything is in order.
Each year the Council’s annual return is audited and any person interested has the
opportunity, within a given timescale, to inspect and make copies of the annual return
and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts relating to them.
The Notice of Appointment of Date for the Exercise of Electors’ Rights for the accounts
for the year ended 31 March 2018, sets out the dates when any person interested
in doing so may inspect the relevant documents. This year it will be between
At the Council meeting on 9 January 2017, members resolved to maintain the Northop
Community Council precept at its current level for the coming financial year 2017/18.
Register of Members’ Interests
Where a member has a personal interest in any business of this Council and they attend
a meeting at which that business is considered, they must disclose to that meeting
the existence and nature of that interest before or at the commencement of that consideration,
or when the interest becomes apparent. Here is the pro-forma used to make any Declaration
of Interest. With effect from 1 May 2015, all Declarations of Interest will be noted
in full in this Register of Members’ Interests. Copies of the completed pro-formas
are held by the Clerk. Contact details are as shown above.
Renumeration to Members - 2016/17
In accordance with Section 151 of the Local Government Measure 2011, Community and
Town Councils must publish within their authority area the remuneration received
by their members by 30 September following the end of the year to which the payment
relates. View the Return for Northop Community Council. This information has been
sent to the Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales.