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End of Year Accounts Available to View

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Hailsham Town Council‘s unaudited Annual Accounts for the year ending 31st March 2016 will be available to view at their offices in Market Street from Monday 6th June to Friday 1st July.

The documents report the financial position of the Council at the end of the year and all income and expenditure transactions throughout the annual period.

Any person interested has the opportunity to inspect and make copies of the documents, including the unaudited Annual Return and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts.

These documents will be available on reasonable notice on application to Mr J. Harrison, Inglenook, Market Street, Hailsham, BN27 2AE (or by email: john.harrison@ hailsham-tc.gov.uk) between the hours of 9am and 4pm on weekdays between Monday 6th June and Friday 1st July 2016.

Town Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer for Hailsham Town Council John Harrison said: “All local authorities are required by law to produce an annual accounts document at the end of the financial year, which is made available to members of the public to view.”

“These accounts, which have been in an easy-to-understand, user-friendly format, demonstrate to tax-payers effective stewardship for public money, whilst allowing them to hold us to account by seeing where their money goes.”

“Open local government is essential for good democracy and that’s why councils make their income and expenditure details available to the public – everyone has a right to know how their taxes are spent.”

The Town Council’s latest quarterly Net Expenditure and Fund Summaries, which report all financial transactions throughout the past year in more detail, are available to download here.

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Enquiries relating to this media release

Terry Hall, Communications & Public Information Officer
Hailsham Town Council, Market Street, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 2AE
Telephone: 01323 841702 | Email: terry.hall@hailsham-tc.gov.uk