Council Finances

The Council’s statement of accounts for the current financial year is provided below. These accounts will be updated monthly.
Summary accounts to 30 April 2020

The Council’s draft statement of accounts for the financial year ended 31 March 2020 is provided below:
Draft Accounts and bank reconciliation as at 31 March 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 (including VAT). This information will be updated quarterly
Payments in excess of £500 for the financial year ending 31 March 2020
Because the Council wishes to be open in its dealings, it also publishes details of all its transactions for the last 3 months.
April 2020 cashbook report
March 2020 cashbook report
February 2020 cashbook report

The Parish Council is also required to publish the following information in order to comply with the Local Government Transparency Code 2015 which applies to all local councils which have either gross annual income or expenditure exceeding £200,000:
Grants made by Long Melford Parish Council in the financial year to 31 March 2020
Long Melford Parish Council land and buildings declaration
2019_20 Procurement information
This information will be updated quarterly.

The Parish Council provides an estimated 65 unmarked parking spaces at the Old School which is located on High Street just below The Green. The Parish Council leases the land and 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.