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Parish Finances

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Local authorities are 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- for details please check the minutes where a monthly payment list in included.


Finances for 2020-21

It's that time of year where we start collating a budget for the upcoming year.  Read our initial draft here - please come along to the November parish meeting if you have any questions or suggestions for future spending.


Finances for 2019-20

Details of our intended budget, and regular spending updates for the year can be found here. Monthly spending by the parish council is ALWAYS included as part of the minutes 

Initial budget 

Q2 budget review (Jul to Sept)  reserves & bank reconcilliation




Draft Audit information for 2018-19 is now available. 

Because of the spend on the MYCP Play Equipment & Memorial Gardens, Mabe Parish is required to complete the full External Audit process this year. 

If any member wishes to review the parish accounts and make comment to the External Auditor (PFK Littlejohn) details are provided on the 1st form below:

Dates for Public Review

Annual Return 2018-19 

Explanation of Variances

Bank Reconcilliation 

Expenditure over £100- 2018-19 

Internal Audit Report 

Asset Register

Our end of year budget statement can be found here and our planned reserves here



Audit information for 2017/18 now available. 

Due to a change in audit requirements Mabe Parish has exempted itself from a full audit with the External Auditor (PFK Littlejohn) as per government guidelines.

Click here to view the:

draft Annual Return 

expenditure 2017/18 

bank reconcilliation 

explanation of variances 

asset register 2017/18 

Q4 budget review (end of year) 



Final audit information for 2016/17 is now available to the public.  

Mabe Parish has our accounts verified annually by an External Auditor (Grant Thornton llp) as per government guidelines.


Click here to view the:

Conclusion of Audit Notice

Completed Annual Return 2016/17

Payments & Receipts 2016-17

Expenditure over £100 2016-17 

Earmarked Reserves 2016-17 

an Explanation of Variances 2016-17 

Supporting Statement - including asset register 2016-17