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Council Finance & Accounts

Please note that additional documents may be posted on this page in the near future.

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Hailsham Town Council Budget: 2024-2025 205 KB
Financial Regulations [Updated October 2023] 594 KB
Public Notice - Members' Allowances for 2022-2023 243 KB
Contracts Register: 2023 168 KB
Payment Listing: October to December 2023 402 KB
Payment Listing: July to September 2023 396 KB
Payment Listing: April to June 2023 439 KB
Payment Listing: January to March 2023 321 KB
Notice of Conclusion of Audit: 2022-2023 153 KB
Final Internal Audit: 2021-22 365 KB
Notice of Electors' Rights: Year End 31 March 2023 245 KB
Annual Governance and Accountability Return: 2022-2023 424 KB
Notice of Completion of Audit: 2021-2022 [9 August 2022] 153 KB
Annual Return: Year End 31 March 2023 274 KB
Annual Return: Year End 31 March 2022 252 KB
Annual Return: Year End 31 March 2021 552 KB
Annual Return: Year End 31 March 2020 4 MB
Annual Return: Year End 31 March 2019 4 MB
Annual Return: Year End 31 March 2018 4 MB
Annual Return: Year End 31 March 2017 3 MB
Council Reserves and Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Statement: as at 31 March 2023 237 KB
Risk Assessment Policy: January 2024 439 KB
Grants Awarded to Community and Voluntary Organisations: 2022-23 108 KB

General information

All council funds are public money and all amounts spent or received are carefully accounted for. Systems are in place for maintaining and recording all transactions and payments are approved by the Council under the terms of the Council’s Financial Regulations. The Council’s Financial Year is April 01 to March 31 – financial planning each year commences mid-way through that period.

Please note that the figures in some documents listed above (those marked ‘unaudited’) are based upon the final out-turn figures for a particular financial year, but require submission to and approval by, the external auditor.

Town Council precept/Parish rate

The Parish rate represents the proportional part of the Council Tax (collected by the District Council) and is paid to and funds the Town Council’s responsibilities. Currently, this amounts to £204.87 for Band D, in the year 2024-2025.

Based on the above Parish rate, the budget amount for the current financial year (April 2024 to March 2025) is £1,582,898, with this being the precept amount being requisitioned from Wealden District Council.