19 June, 2018 21:01

Broadwoodkelly Parish Council

County Area: Devon

Please provide full explanations, including numerical values, for the following:

· Variances of more than 15% between totals for individual boxes (except variances of less than £200)

· A breakdown of approved reserves if the total reserves (Box 7) figure is more than twice the annual precept/rates and levies value (Box 2)

Box 2 Precept or Levies

Year ending 31/3/2017 – £2948

Year ending 31/3/2018 – £3107

Difference – £159 no explanation required

Box 3 Total other receipts

Year ending 31/3/2017 – £151

Year ending 31/3/2018 – £1759

Difference – £1608 explanation required

In 2017 the Council Tax support Grant was £102 and in 2018 it was £93 – (£9)

In 2017 £48 of VAT was reclaimed in £2018 it was £0 – (£48)

In 2018 a claim was made to TAP fund for highways work – £300

In 2018 £1335 was received from the Transparency Fund to assist

In meeting the Transparency Code – £1335

In 2018 there was a cancelled cheque totalling £30 – £30

TOTAL EXPLAINED – £1608

Broadwoodkelly Parish Council

County Area: Devon

Please provide full explanations, including numerical values, for the following:

· Variances of more than 15% between totals for individual boxes (except variances of less than £200)

· A breakdown of approved reserves if the total reserves (Box 7) figure is more than twice the annual precept/rates and levies value (Box 2)

Box 4 Staff Costs

Year ending 31/3/2017 – £351

Year ending 31/3/2018 – £928

Difference – £577 explanation required

In 2017 35 hours @ £9.12 were owed to the outgoing clerk it was overlooked

In that financial year and paid early in 2018 £319

Payments to the clerk in 2017 totalled (£351)

Payments to the clerk in 2018 3 hours @ £9.12 and 63 hours @£9.24 £609

TOTAL EXPLAINED – £577

Box 5 Loan interest/capital repayments

Balances NIL no explanation required

Broadwoodkelly Parish Council

County Area: Devon

Please provide full explanations, including numerical values, for the following:

· Variances of more than 15% between totals for individual boxes (except variances of less than £200)

· A breakdown of approved reserves if the total reserves (Box 7) figure is more than twice the annual precept/rates and levies value (Box 2)

Box 6 All other payments

Year ending 31/3/2017 – £1419

Year ending 31/3/2018 – £1863

Difference – £444 explanation required

In 2018 £350 was paid for the creation of a website (transparency) – £350

In 2018 £458 was paid for the purchase of a laptop/software (transparency) – £458

In 2018 £67 was paid for the purchase of a printer (transparency) – £67

In 2017 a lengthsman was employed to carry out work on the highways – (£300)

In 2017 £200 was paid to the PCC and in 2016 only £100 was paid – (£100)

Ins 2017 £7 was paid in VAT, but in 2018 £105 was paid – £98

In 2017 clerks expenses amounted to £123, but in 2018 they were £78 -(£45)

In 2017 DALC membership was £50, but invoice not received by year end

In 2018 so £0 paid -(£50)

In 2017 the council paid for the village hall insurance £498, in 2018 this

Was £414 -(£84)

In 2018 the council paid for insurance for a bonfire organised by the

Village hall committee -£50

TOTAL EXPLAINED – £444

Broadwoodkelly Parish Council

County Area: Devon

Please provide full explanations, including numerical values, for the following:

· Variances of more than 15% between totals for individual boxes (except variances of less than £200)

· A breakdown of approved reserves if the total reserves (Box 7) figure is more than twice the annual precept/rates and levies value (Box 2)

Explanation for high reserves

If Box 7 is more than twice Box 2 because the authority held the following breakdown of reserves at the year end:

Box 7 – £9832

Box 2 – £3107

Breakdown required:

TAP Fund £873.99

Parish Paths Partnership (P3) £640.00

Transparency Code Funding £460.06

Election £2000.00

General Reserves £5857.95