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The funding for Parish Councils is allocated by the District Council and is taken from the area’s council tax; this is called an annual precept. The income and expenditure for the next
financial year are calculated in the form of estimates and this amount is added to the local council tax and then returned to the parishes in two half-yearly instalments.
The Local Council Award Scheme – Foundation (formally “Quality Parish status increases the level of responsibility and therefore the proportion of funds allocated to that Council. Hempnall Parish Council has obtained Foundation status which opens up a route to even more benefits and grants to help us promote a better lifestyle in the Parish. For more information on The Local Council Award Scheme click here.
The Parish Council operates in accordance with financial regulations based upon national guidelines.
Available documents for the years ended 31st March:
including annual governance
Information bank reconciliation, explanation
of any significant
variances, and an
explanation of any
forward’ and ‘total cash
and short term
The parish council publishes an action plan annually taking into account matters raised by parishioners, its statutory duties, budget and the aims of councillors. In future the plan will be published in May following the parish meeting.
The parish council continually reviews and updates the action plan to reflect changing priorities.
Details of the public land to the benefit of Hempnall Parish Council is as follows:
|Description||Approx Size||Location||Owner/Custodian||Date of Acquisition||Cost of Acquisition||Present Use|
|Playing Field||5 acres||Bungay Rd, Hempnall||HPC||01/12/1948||£298||Playing Field|
|Land||1 acre||Turkey Row, Hempnall||SNC for Hempnall Parish||unknown||Nil – Gifted||Rented to 3rd Party|
|Pond||1/10 acre||Hugmore Pond, Lundy Green, Hempnall||SNC for Hempnall Parish||unknown||Nil – Gifted||Public Amenity|