2020/21 Council Finances

The Council’s most recent 2020/21 statement of accounts is provided below. The accounts will be updated monthly:
Summary accounts to 31 October 2020

The Parish Council is required to publish details of all payments made in excess of £500.00. The document below shows all payments of £500.00 and above (net of VAT). This information will be updated quarterly in July, October, January and April.
Payments exceeding £500 to Sept 2020

In the interests of transparency the Council also publishes details of all income and expenditure incurred over the last 3 calendar months:
Oct 2020 cashbook report
Sept 2020 cashbook report
August 2020 cashbook report

The Parish Council is required to publish information relating to grants made, land and buildings and procurement in order to comply with the Local Government Transparency Code 2015. This requirement applies to all local councils which have either gross annual income or expenditure exceeding £200,000. This information will be updated quarterly in July, October, January and April.
Land and buildings declaration
No invitations to tender have been issued in the year to date for contracts exceeding £5,000.
The following grants have been made in the year to date:
– £1,428 to PCC Holy Trinity church towards the repair of the upper green car park:
– £1,500 to Long Melford Cricket Club towards the cost of improved storage barn.

The Parish Council has secured a new lease to provide an estimated 65 unmarked parking spaces at the Old School which is located on High Street just below The Green. The Parish Council provides free parking on this site as a community service.

Local Councils are required to publish details of employees whose remuneration in the year was at least £50,000. No Long Melford Parish Council employee falls into this category.