Finance & General Purposes Committee

  • Cllr David Hiles (Chair)
  • Cllr Lucy Buck (Vice-Chair)
  • Cllr Robert Harris (Chair of the Council)
  • Cllr Beverley Johnstone (Vice-Chair of the Council)
  • Cllr Janice Richardson (Chair of Personnel Committee)
  • Cllr James Kitchenham (Chair of Highways, Lighting & Transport)
  • Cllr Paul Beach (Councillor)
  • Clerk to the Committee – Adam Hardy (Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer)


  • Supporting Documents – 9th December 2021


  • 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: