New regulations relating to data and privacy came into force in May 2018.  The Parish Council is a data controller and is complying with GDPR.  Please read the Council's Privacy Notice here, other supporting information will be published on the Policies page of the PC's webpage.Merriott PC-PRIVACY NOTICE - GENERAL PUBLIC May 2018.pdf.



MEMBERS: Mr S Ashton, Mr D Aslett, Mr J Shorting, Ms Caro Paine, Mr G Wright

CLERK: Julie Chant -

The Parish Council usually meets the second Monday of each month at
19.00hrs at the Blake Room in Merriott Village Hall off Broadway.

For all information regarding the Council please contact the Chairman on or 01460 73771.

There are currently vacancies on the Parish Council.  If you would like to find out a bit more about joining and what the role of Parish Councillor involves, please feel free to contact either the Clerk or Chair for an informal discussion.

WORKING GROUPS (As of May 2018):

Planning and Planning Matters: Cllrs C Paine, D Aslett, S Ashton

Finance and Procedures: Cllrs I Hall, J Shorting

Highways and Footpaths: Cllrs C Paine, G Wright

Amenities (includes Burial Ground): Cllrs J Shorting

Recreation Ground and Pavilion: Cllrs J Shorting, I Hall, D Aslett, C Paine

Merriott Messenger: Cllr I Hall

School Liaison: c/o Chair


The AGAR for 2017-18 has been submitted to the external auditor.  New Audit arrangements apply this year.  The supporting documentation is published here:

Annual Governance Statements 17-18 SIGNED Annual Governance Stmts 17-18.pdf

Accounting Statements 17-18 SIGNED Accounting Stmts 17-18.pdf

Internal Auditor report 17-18 Internal auditor report 17-18.pdf

Notification of the commencement of public inspection period Merriott PC - arrangements for public inspection notice.docx

End of Year Bank Reconciliation 17-18 Merriott PC - EOY Bank Rec 2017-18.pdf

Explanation of Significant Variances 17-18 Merriott PC explanation_of_variances_2017-18.pdf

External Auditor Report and Certificate  

SO0182 S3.pdf

Notice of Conclusion of Audit

closure for website.pdf


Declaration of status of published accounts - Declaration of status of account 16-17.pdf

Notice of date of commencement of the period for the exercise of public rights - Notice of the commencement of public inspection period 04.06.17.pdf

Section 1 Annual Return - Annual Governance Statements 16-17 - Signed Annual Governance Stmt 16-17.pdf

Section 2 Annual Return - Accounting Statements 16-17 - Signed Accounting Stmts 16-17.pdf

End of Year Bank Reconciliation 16-17 - Signed EOY Bank Reconciliation 16-17.pdf