2021/22 Council Finances

The Council’s most recent 2021/22 statement of accounts is provided below. The accounts will be updated monthly:
Summary accounts at 31 October 2021

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 (Apr to Sept)

In the interests of transparency the Council also publishes details of all income and expenditure incurred over the last 3 calendar months:
October 2021 cashbook report
September 2021 cashbook report
August 2021 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.
Land and buildings declaration at Sept 2021
– No Community grants have been made in the period April to September 2021;
– No tenders exceeding £5,000 have been issued in the period April to September 2021. A contract was issued to AJ Griggs in the sum of £6,783.40 + VAT for outside lighting at the Old School car park and paid on 6 July 2021
This information will be updated quarterly in July, October, January and April.

The Parish Council has a 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.