Twemlow Parish 

In the heart of Rural Cheshire

Twemlow Parish Council: Finance

The Parish Council is open and transparent about the way it manages its finances.

This page contains information on the way the Council protects its finances and what it has spent money on.

The Council’s finances are monitored on a day to day basis by the Responsible Financial Officer (Parish Clerk). The Council appoints an internal auditor who assesses the Council’s compliance with relevant legislation and a further audit is carried out by an external auditor appointed by the Audit Commission.

Precept:  The Parish Council receives the majority of its income through the precept; an annual sum of money collected with the Council Tax by Cheshire East Council. The precept set by the Parish Council  for 2019/20 is £3,750.


AUDIT & Annual Review of Accounts


Smaller authorities are required to provide electors with the opportunity to inspect the accounts and other documents for a period of 30 working days which must include the first 10 working days of July.

The Responsible Financial Officer must on behalf of the smaller authority ensure the following;

  • The period for the exercise of public rights commences as soon as reasonably practicable after the date the Accounting Statements is approved
  • The commencement of the period for the exercise of public right takes place on such a day that the period will include the first 10 working days of July
  • The auditor is notified of the date on which the period was commenced.


Twemlow's period is 15th June until 24th July

Relevant Documents

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2020 Financial Reports

Date Document
19-Jun-2020 Notice Of Public Rights - 2020
19-Jun-2020 Twemlow Certificate of Exemption - 2020
19-Jun-2020 Twemlow Accounting Statements - 2020

2019 Financial Reports

Date Document
16-Jun-2019 Notice Of Public Rights - 2019
16-Jun-2019 Twemlow Certificate of Exemption - 2019
16-Jun-2019 Twemlow Annual Governance Statement - 2019
16-Jun-2019 Twemlow Accounting Statements - 2019