The Parish Council manages its expenditure in line with an agreed budget. For 2019/2020 the total budget spend is £16,268 and a breakdown of the budget is available here . The expenditure is funded primarily through the precept, which is collected on behalf of the Parish Council by Hart District Council as part of the Council Tax. For 2019/2020 the precept is £14,850.
The Parish Council spending includes the following current contract(s) listed below. Other payments are itemised in the Parish Council minutes:
Contracts for 2019/2020:
Ground Maintenance Contract – Swadling Garden Services
Annual Total £3,942
The Parish Council operates under regulatory requirements to ensure that the public money of the council is safe, spending is lawful and financial risk is managed. The audit and accounting documents listed below record how the Parish Council has implemented these requirements:
Copies of the audited versions of these documents are available for 2015/2016, 2016/2017 and 2017/2018
The Accounts for 2018/2019 are currently being audited. The Public Rights Notice (click here) outlines how residents can arrange to inspect the 2018/2019 accounts and, if necessary, contact the external auditor.
The documents that it is necessary to publish during the external audit are available below:
AGAR Part 3 - Annual Governance Statement, Accounting Statement and Annual Internal Audit Report 2018/2019