council documents



Parish Council Documents

Freedom of Information
(Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Newbrough Parish Council Publication Scheme)

Code of Conduct
(Pursuant to section 27 of the Localism Act 2011, Newbrough Parish Council has adopted the Northumberland Association of Local Councils Model Code of Conduct)

Standing Orders
(Newbrough Parish Council have adopted Model Standing Orders for Smaller Parish Councils based on the Model compiled by the Northumberland Association of Local Councils)

Risk Assessment
(This document is reviewed annually)

Complaints Policy and Procedures
(Newbrough Parish Council is committed to providing high quality services to all our residents. If you have a complaint, suggestion or compliment contact the Clerk)

Grievance Procedure
(Designed to comply with the Instrument and Articles of Government and with advice from ACAS)

Archive of Meetings
(At present covers the years from 2003 to date)

Members of the public and press are welcome. 
NB Please contact the Clerk if there are any questions for the Council

Council Audit

The external audit will be carried out by Mazars LLP in line with the Audit Commission to comply with the new Transparency Code option of SLAAA Ltd (Smaller Local Authorities Audit Appointments). The SLAAA will be the contact point for complaints/queries and appointment of an external auditor if necessary.

Newbrough Parish Council Audit Documents
Published documents, relating to Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR), unaudited but approved and signed, sent to Mazars LLP, may be subject to change

Internal Audit and Annual Statement of Accounts

The Annual Internal Audit takes place early in April and the Annual Statement of Accounts is presented to the Council at the Annual Council Meeting in May.
External Audit
Annual Statement of Accounts
The annual financial return is presented for acceptance to the Council at the Annual Council Meeting in May. The Council is required to approve the Accounting Statement, Annual Governance Statement and the Annual Internal Audit Report.