Finance and Audit

The Parish Council is responsible for raising and spending public money and budgeting has to be done carefully for this. Every year the Council requests a sum from the District Council, called the precept.

The budget for 2021 – 22 can be viewed via the link below:

Budget Approved 2021-22

The budget for 2020 – 21 can be viewed via the link below:

2020 – 21 Budget approved

As the Parish Council controls public money its accounts have to be audited every year. Copies of the Annual Return are published on the Council notice boards and this website.

Information for Audit in 2020

Accounting Statements 2019-20

Annual Governance Statement 2019-20

Annual Internal Audit Report 2019-20

Bank Reconciliation and Explanation of significant variances 2019-20

Certificate of Exemption AGAR 2019-20

Councils’ Accounts – A Summary of Public Rights

Notice of appointment of date for the exercise of public rights 2020

Information for audit in 2019

Certificate of Exemption 2018-19

Annual Internal Audit Report 2018 -19

Annual Governance Statement 2018 – 19

Accounting Statements 2018 – 19

WHPC Bank reconciliation and explanation of variances 2018-19

Notice of appointment of date for the exercise of public rights 2019

Information for audit in 2018:

Bank reconciliation and variances 2017-18

Notice of conclusion of the audit 2017-18

Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2017-18 final

Under the Transparency Code for smaller authorities we now  publish certain information.


2017-18 expenditure over £100

2018-19 Expenditure over £100

2019-20 Expenditure over £100

Here are details of the Parish Council’s land assets

Land Assets

Title Plan SF585087

Title Plan SF145327