Are Parish Councils legally required to keep up to date accounts.

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My parish council has only been keeping accounts for the last 2 years.  Any accounts from earlier were not even audited.  Who is in charge of accounting and is the chair the person wh should make sure accounts are in order.
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Every council must keep accounts and have them audited by the auditor appointed by the Audit Commission.  The council as a whole has responsibility, although this is often delegated to the responsible financial officer - who is usually also the clerk.
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