Council Finance

Transparency Code for Smaller Authorities

The Parish Council are by law entitled to raise money from the residents of the parish in order to allow them to conduct their business. This sum of money raised is referred to as the 'PRECEPT' and it is collected by the Principle Authority (South Ribble Borough Council) on behalf of the parish by way of the Council Tax and appear on residents Council Tax bills as a separate item although collected as part of the whole.

The Parish Council are required by law to publish details of their expenditure and also Financial Statements and Accounts - links to the relevant documentation is below.