Annual Governance and Accountability Return
Flitwick Town Council complete an Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) setting out Accountancy statements and an Annual Governance Statement for each financial year. This is a requirement of the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 for smaller authorities to conduct a review of the effectiveness of the system of internal control and prepare an annual governance statement in accordance with proper practices in relation to accounts.
The Precept is the amount the Town Council asks from Central Bedfordshire Council as a proportion of the Council Tax paid by householders of Flitwick to deliver services to the Town.
Local Government Transparency Code 2015
The Local Government Transparency Code 2015 requires Town Councils to list all payments over the sum of £500. From 2021/22 onwards Flitwick Town Council will be publishing all payments made, including any payments under £500.