Finance & General Purposes Committee

  • Cllr Louise Henrick (Chair)
  • Cllr Adrian Martin (Vice-Chair)
  • Cllr Robert Harris (Chair of the Council)
  • Cllr Janice Richardson (Chair of Communications and Social Media)
  • Cllr David Hiles (Chair of Planning and Building)
  • Cllr James Kitchenham (Chair of Highways, Lighting & Transport)
  • Cllr Lucy Buck (Chair of Recreation and Burial)
  • Clerk to the Committee – Trevor Thorpe (Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer)
  • Assistant Clerk – Adam Hardy



  • Review the budgets of each Council Committee to enable production of a combined annual budget.
  • Consider the Annual Budget of the Council and funds unspent from the preceding year’s budget to calculate the Annual Precept Requirement of the Council so that approval may be considered by the Full Council.
  • Review the Council cash reserves so that they may be kept at a level appropriate to anticipated financial risk.
  • Identify and earmark reserves for specific projects, unallocated reserve or contingency reserve.

Annual Budgets & Terms of Reference: