Transparency

In December 2014 the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) issued the Transparency Code for Smaller Authorities. The Code is a requirement for smaller authorities to make information available for local people to increase democratic accountability.

This page allows you to access all of the information that we are required to publish under the Transparency Code.
The information for each financial year will be available after the end of the financial year on 31st March and by 1st July at the latest. The exceptions to this are the list of councillor responsibilities and the minutes, agendas and papers of formal meetings which are published on an ongoing basis.

Financial year 1st April to 31st March

DocumentClick to Download
Explanation of variances 2018-19Download
Contact Details 2017-18Download
Buckland AGAR 2018-19Download
Buckland AGAR 2018-19s3Download
Explanation of Variances 2017-18Download
Contact Details 2017-18Download
Confirmation of the dates of the period for the exercise of public rights 2017-18Download
BU0029 Closure LetterDownload
BU0029 S3Download
BU0029 AGARDownload
Bank reconciliation 2017-18Download

Transparency Code for Smaller Authorities

What Is The Transparency Code For Smaller Authorities?

In April 2015 it became mandatory for all small authorities to comply with the transparency code. This code has been issued in order to meet the government’s desire to increase democratic accountability and it requires the online publication of key spending and governance information on the occasions specified in the Code.

GRANTS AWARDED

RecipientPurposeValue (£)Date
TO DATE: NO GRANTS HAVE BEEN AWARDED BY THE PARISH COUNCIL

TRANSPARENCY CODE – LIST OF CONTRACTS

Activity/PurposeCompany Name or Provider of serviceTerm     
Audit (External)PKF LittlejohnAnnual
Audit (External)Melanie RoseAnnual
BankLloyds BankOn-going
WaterCastle WaterAnnual
ElectricityN-powerAnnual
Verge MaintenanceBuckland LandscapesAnnual
Wi-FiOpenreachAnnual
InsuranceCame and CompanyAnnual
Burial Ground MaintenanceM GouldAnnual
OfficesHalton Parish CouncilAnnual

Local Council Transparency Code

Land Owned by Buckland Parish Council

  • Primrose Copse, Tring Hill, Buckland
  • Old Allotment Site (de-registered), Tring Hill, Buckland
  • Buckland Burial Ground, Peggs Lane, Buckland
  • Land at Lower Buckland

Code of Conduct

Councillors of all Parish Councils, have to comply with a Code of Conduct.  Here is Buckland’s Adopted Code of Conduct:-  Code of conduct

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