Financial Information

Annual Return Form

Internal Audit Report

  • Internal Control Procedure (PDF, 499 Kb)

    It is a requirement that the Parish Council ensures that its' financial management is adequate and effective and that the council has a sound system of internal control which facilities the effective exercise of their functions and which includes arrangements for the management of risk.

  • Internal Audit Report Mar 2019 (PDF, 99 Kb)

    Internal Audit 2019

  • Annual Internal Audit Report 2017/2018 (PDF, 703 Kb)

    A copy of the Annual Internal Audit Report 2017/2018 completed on 10 May 2018 for year ending 31 March 2018.

  • Annual Internal Audit Report 2016/17 (PDF, 580 Kb)

    A copy of the Annual Internal Audit Report 2016/17 completed on 19 June 2017 for year ending 31 March 2017.

External Audit Report


The precept for 2018/19 is £9,582.00.

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.

Contracts Awarded

The Council currently has no contracts.