Financial Information

Annual Return Form

Bank Reconciliation & Explanation of Variances

Internal Audit Report

External Audit Report

  • Notice of Conclusion of Audit (PDF, 445 Kb)

    A copy of the Notice of Conclusion of Audit regarding the Annual Governance and Accountability Return for the year ended 31 March 2018.

  • Accounting Statement 2017-18 (PDF, 1.5 Mb)

    A copy of Sections 1-3 of the Annual Governance and Accountability Return.


The precept for 2020/21 was £13,271

The precept for 2019/20 was £12,000

The precept for 2018/19 was £9,582

The precept for 2017/18 was £8,000.

The precept for 2016/17 was £7,500.

The Precept for 2015/16 was £7,500.

The precept is discussed by the Finance Working Group and then approved at the January meeting of the Parish Council each year.


Financial Regulations

Internal Control Checks


During 2017/18 Pytchley Parish Council received the following grants:

* Groundwork UK - an application was submitted to Groundwork UK to assist the Parish Council with its Neighbourhood Plan and was awarded £3.447.00; and

* Transparency Fund for Smaller Local Authorities - Pytchley Parish Council applied to the Transparency Fund for Small Local Authorities in January 2018 to support and comply with transparency legislation, and was awarded £2,440.00.

Expenditure over £100

A full list of expenditure is noted in the minutes of council meetings.

Fixed Assets

The Council owns a Speed Sign (VAS) and a laptop computer and two Step2 kid safety figures, (yellow roadside figures) and has purchased a new Defibrilator

Contracts Awarded

The Council currently has no contracts.