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 on 25 January 2017, the Precept for the financial year 2017/18 was set at £634,800. The committees' budget summaries are shown in the following document.

Budget and Precept information for 2017-18

Notice of Conclusion of Audit 2016-17 

Annual Returns