Transparency Report 2015/16

The Government requires smaller local authorities such as Owslebury Parish Council to publish certain information on an annual basis.  Most of the required information has already been published on the website but this Report summarises the information and directs the reader to other pages providing more detained information, as necessary.

1.Councillors during 2015/16

Parish Councillor John Chapman (Chair)
Parish Councillor Gerry Tull (Vice Chair)
Parish Councillor Mark Egerton
Parish Councillor Will Martin
Parish Councillor Roger Page
Parish Councillor Paul Phillips
Parish Councillor Sally Tattersall (resigned October 2015)
Parish Councillor Paul Bowes (Co-opted December 2015)

The Parish Councillors can be contacted via the Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer, Michael Cleary, on 01962 777313 or email

Councillor Chapman was appointed to the Winchester City Council Standards Committee in April 2015. None of the other Parish Councillors was a member of an external local public body.

Information on current Parish Councillors can be found HERE and on the District and County Councillors HERE

2. Agendas and Minutes

Agendas for the meetings held in 2015/16 can be found HERE and Minutes HERE

3. Individual items of expenditure £100 or more in 2015/16.

All expenditure of any amount is set out during the year in the Minutes of the Parish Council meetings.  Individual items of expenditure £100 or more is summarised – click Payments over £100 2015&6

For accounts submitted to the regulator click Annual return sect 2 2015&6

For explanations of variances between 2015/16 and 2014/15 click Variance explanations 2015&6

For the bank reconciliation at 31st March 2016 click Bank rec 31March 2016

For detailed Receipts and Payments accounts click transparency r&p 2015&16

5.  Annual Governance Statement.

For the Annual Governance Statement submitted to the regulator click OPCReturn part1

For the external auditors report (BDO) click BDO report

6. Internal Audit Reports.

For the Internal Audit Report submitted to the regulator click OPC IA 2016

For the Internal auditor’s letter to the Council click OPC IA report 2016

7.  Land owned or managed by the Parish Council.

For a summary of land owner or managed by the Parish Council click  transparency report Land owned by Council