Annual and Monthly Financial Information for 2017 / 2018
The financial year runs from April 1st until 31st March of the next year.
Hawthorn Parish Council is funded directly through a precept collected via the Council Tax on the residents of Hawthorn. The precept for 2017 / 2018 is £8,509, representing a Band D Council Tax of £42.25
The expenditure for the Parish Council includes the salary of the Parish Clerk, grants and donations to local groups, local events and general maintenance of the open spaces and play area.
The receipts and payments for the current year 2017 / 2018 can be found here
These are updated each month after being approved for payment by the Parish Council at their monthly meeting.
The Council's Finance Regulations can be accessed here.
Additional financial information can be accessed by the links as below. Information is added as available.
The Annual Return has now been replaced by the AGAR (Annual Governance and Accountability Return). This has now been audited by the Internal Auditor and contains all of the financial information.
As the Parish Council has neiher income nor expenditure exceeding £25,000 it is no longer required to be audited by the external auditor.
The Parish Council has certified the councl as exempt from a limited assurance review under Section 9 of the Local Audit (Smaller Authorities) Regulations 2015. This was done at the Monthly Meeting on April 16th 2018.
Estimates and budgets
Financial Risk Assessments
Hawthorn Parish Council
Parish Clerk: Lesley Swinbank MBA, Fellow SLCC