Finance and Transparency

Budget and Precept Information

The Precept is the annual amount of tax charged on each residential property in the town to fund the activities and services provided by the town council. Please note, we do not receive any of the business rates paid by shops and businesses in the town.

At the Council meeting of 26 January 2021, the precept for the financial year  2021 /22 was set at £782,675.  The committees' budget summaries are shown in the following document.

Budget and Precept information for 2020-21


Audit Matters

Notice of Conclusion of Audit 2020-21 

Notice of Public Rights 2020-21 

Annual Returns