Audit Arrangements

At the end of the financial year (31st March), the Internal Auditor receives the accounts for last 12 months and gives the Council an annual internal audit report to support the Council to complete its Annual Governance Statement. This is submitted to external auditors and details are available from the Parish Office.

West Swindon Parish Council will publish details of its accounts at the end of each financial year along with information about how the public can inspect the accounts. The external audit papers for 2023 can be seen here as follows:

The Council's Financial Regulations governing the internal and external auditing process are covered by the regulation issued under provisions of Section 27 of the Audit Commission Act 1998. The Accounts and Audit Regulations 1995 set out requirements for local Councils in relation to audit and accounting practices.

Members of the public can ask to see the report and associated information or ask for a copy. Please contact the office for further information, further details are in the Notice of Conclusion of Audit above.

Historic audit information can be viewed here:  Notice of the Audit and Right to Inspect the Annual Return