Fairfield Parish Council

Annual Return: 2022-2023

Audited Annual Governance & Accountability Return 2022/23

The 2022/23 Annual Governance & Accountability Return for Fairfield Parish Council was approved at the Parish Council meeting held on 8th June 2023 following review and verification by an independent internal auditor.

The external auditor, Mazars LLP, completed their external audit on 12th September 2023 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 2022/23
The Annual Return for the year ended 31 March 2023 can be downloaded here.

The notice of Conclusion of Audit for the year ended 31 March 2023 can be here.

The Notice of the Public Inspection period for the year ended 31 March 2023 can be downloaded here.

The Internal Audit was carried out on 25th May 2023 when the overall internal audit assurance rating was: VERY GOOD. The full report can be downloaded here.


Katrina McKnight

Responsible Financial Officer
18th September 2023

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