The Annual Budget
Mawnan Parish set its annual budget for the upcoming year at the same time the precept is set in December to start on 1st April.
Discussions begin in September/ October each year on the spending priorities that are felt to be most important for the parish in the upcoming year, and how much funding should be made available. This also takes into account how much we have held in general reserves and how much of this we are willing to spend.
Occasionally due to urgent projects or works beyond anticipation it is agreed for extra funding to be added to the budget in year from general reserves.
The budget is reviewed by the Office & Finance Committee every 3 months.
The current summary budget for 2016/17 is available here
The half yearly summary budget review for 2016/17 is available here
The provisional total end of year spending for 2016/17 is available here
The proposed budget for 2017/18 is here. Please note that the explanations of overspends has not been included but we do balance the books!
The Prime Minister and Coalition Government Ministers have told local authorities to publish local spending data. The Public Sector Transparency Board has been set up to drive an open data agenda. From January 2011 local government spending over £100 must now be published by local authorities. Expenditure below this will not be published but is in the Public Domain and available in the Council Office.
2016 -2017 Council Expenditure over £100
2015-2016 Council Expenditure over £100
Audit information for 2016/17 will be available here sometime in mid June 2017. Any information provided before this date is draft on and subject to alteration.
The official period in which you can make comment or query our accounts before the official audit has now closed (conclusion of audit form 15-16) for 2015-16.
Mawnan Parish has our accounts verified annually by an External Auditor (Grant Thornton llp) as per government guidelines.
Anyone wishing to review historic accounts has the right to do so and should contact the clerk to arrange a suitable time to review them.
Please note – any original documents cannot leave the Parish Offices.