The 2019/20 Annual Governance & Accountability Return for Fairfield Parish Council was approved at the Parish Council meeting held on 14th May 2020 following review and verification by an independent internal auditor. The external auditor, Mazars LLP, completed their external audit on 21st July 2020 and concluded on the basis of their review of Sections 1 and 2 of the Annual Governance and Accountability Return, in their opinion the information in Sections 1 and 2 of the Annual Governance Return is in accordance with Proper Practices and no other matters have come to their attention giving cause for concern that relevant legislation and regulatory requirements have not been met. There were no other matters not affecting their opinion which they drew to the attention of the authority.

Please click on the links below to view information relating to this Annual Return which is displayed in accordance with the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015:

Annual Return 2019/20
The Annual Return for the year ended 31 March 2020 can be downloaded here.
The notice of Conclusion of Audit for the year ended 31 March 2020 can be downloaded here.
The Notice of the Public Inspection period for the year ended 31 March 2020 can be downloaded here.
The Internal Audit was carried out on 1st May 2020 when the overall internal audit assurance rating was: VERY GOOD. The full report can be downloaded here.

Katrina Henshaw
Responsible Financial Officer
28th July 2020