Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) 2019-2020 

Each year the smaller authority’s Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) needs to be reviewed by an external auditor appointed by Smaller Authorities’ Audit Appointments Ltd. Please see the final audit conclusion below.

Notice of conclusion of audit

External Auditor Report & Certificate

AGAR 2019-20


Click here to see archived documents and previous years’ financial returns and audits.

Precept for 2021-22

Burwash Parish Council has increased its precept (annual budget) to £88,160 for the financial year 2021-22 to continue to fund projects including traffic calming measures, a grass cutting contract, a flower planting programme and other local schemes.

The Council is always exploring cost-effective methods for delivering services and projects within the Parish and will continue to do so. Click here to see the Financial Regulations under which the Parish Council operates.

Budget 2021-22

Each year the Parish Council works with the RFO to develop a budget for the key projects and overheads and to ensure that the expenditure does not go over the precept.  The Council also maintains a general reserve as well as Earmarked Reserves designed to cover one-off projects.

2019-2020 Budget

Finance Committee

The Council’s financial affairs are overseen by a Finance Committee in accordance with the Council’s Financial Regulations. See below for minutes & agendas of Finance Committee meetings:


Finance Reports for 4th April 2021 Meeting:

Item 04.b. Balance Sheet as at 31-03-21

Item 04.c. Ear Marked Reserves as at 31-03-21

Item 04.d. Current Account Reconciliation as at 31-03-21

Item 04.d. Savings Account Reconciliation as at 31-03-21

Item 04.e. Income & Expenditure as at 31-03-21

Item 04.f. Payment Schedule as at 31-03-21

Item 05. Equals Card Transaction List as at 31-03-21

Item 10. Website Report.

Item 11. Grant Application Burwash Cricket Club