2015 / 2016

 Hawthorn Parish Council

Chairman : Cllr. Alan Askew



Parish Clerk : Lesley Swinbank  MBA, Fellow SLCC

      Springwell House, Sedgefield, Co. Durham. TS21 2HS

01740 622429

    clerk@hawthornparish.co.uk

Annual and Monthly Financial Information

(The audit for 2015 / 2016 has now been completed. Full information including the annual return is below.)


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 2015 / 2016 was £6,824, representing a Band D Council Tax of £34.50


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 year 2015 /2016 can be found here.

These are updated each month after being approved for payment by the Parish Council at their monthly meeting. At the end of each financial year the accounts are audited by the council's internal

audit. All information including the annual statement is made available on the website as below  and can be viewed by making an appointment with the Parish Clerk. Full detauls are below.


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.



Estimates and budgets

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