Swinford Parish Council

Serving the people of Swinford

Clerk: Katherine Clarke
The Old Stables, Fir Tree
Lane, Swinford, Leics LE17 6BH

Tel: 01788 869 007

Financial Information

Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2021-2022

As the income and / or expenditure for Swinford Parish Council in 2021/22 exceeded £25,000, the Parish Council is required, to complete an Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR), setting out Accounting Statements and an Annual Governance Statement.. These statements and their supporting documentation are audited by the Council's Internal Auditor and sent to the External Auditor for a limited assurance review.

Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2020-2021

Smaller authorities where the higher of gross annual income or gross annual expenditure does not exceed £25,000 and that meet the qualifying criteria as set out in the Certificate of Exemption are able to declare themselves exempt from sending the completed Annual Governance and Accountability Return to the external auditor for a limited assurance review provided the authority completes:

a) The Certificate of Exemption and returns a copy of it to the external auditor; and
b) The Annual Governance and Accountability Return (Part 2)

Earlier Annual Returns

2019 - 2020

2018 - 2019

2017 - 2018

2016 - 2017

2015 - 2016


The Precept Requirement for 2019-2020 is £18,260.00.

The is £72.26 per Band D property. This is a 10.5% or £6.86 increase in Council Tax.

The Tax Base Figure based on the number of Band D equivalent properties for 2019-2020 is £252.70.

Financial Regulations

The latest version of the Financial Regulations were adopted by the Parish Council on 07.03.17. The Financial Regulations were reviewed on 21.05.19 and no changes were made.

Risk Assessment Policy