Wealden District Council

Larger Parish Expenditure 2017 to 2018

By law, estimates of expenditure have to be published in respect of parishes which require more than £140,000 to be raised in 2017/18. There are seven in Wealden. Figures are based upon estimates given by the councils in the parishes and towns concerned. If you have a query on parish or town council spending, contact details can be found on our Parish Council contacts webpage.

 Type of expenditure 2016/17
£
2017/18
£
Expenditure for Crowborough Town Council
 Net Expenditure 1,315,109 1,348,299
 Movement of Reserves 0
 Budget Requirement 1,315,109 1,348,299

Why expenditure has changed

  • Management costs for new environmental area:  £2,500
  • Increased costs for existing environmental areas:   £2,000
  • Public Works Loans Board Repayments:   £23,125
  • Increased operational costs:   £5,565

Total:  £33,190

Forest Row Parish Council

Expenditure for Forest Row Parish Council
 Type of expenditure 2016/17
£
2017/18
£

Net Expenditure 

316,359 329,975

Contingency

4,587 2,985

Movement of Reserves

0 0

Budget Requirement

320,946

332,960

Why Expenditure has changed

  • New Apprenticeship Scheme:  £15,616
  • Service Development Costs:  £2,000
  • Savings on Service Costs: (£8,000)
  • Reduction in Income for Community Transport Services:  £4,000

Total: £13,616

Hailsham Town Council

Expenditure for Hailsham Town Council
 Type of expenditure 2016/17
£
2017/18
£
 Net Expenditure 942,062 948,818
 Movement of Reserves (4,204) 9,185
 Budget Requirement 937,858 958,003

Why expenditure has changed

    • Withdrawal of grant from Hailsham Works!: (£21,750)
    • Increase in CAB grant and CCTV service costs: £1,285
    • Savings on grass cutting contract: (£4,000)
    • Increase in street lighting energy costs: £1,000
    • Increase in staff costs (including pensions) & members allowance: £22,891
    • Increase in photocopier / telephone costs: £980
    • Introduction of bank charges: £750
    • Reinstatement of cricket pavilion expenditure: £600
    • Increase in election costs: £5,000

    Total: £6,756

    Heathfield and Waldron Parish Council

    Expenditure for Heathfield and Waldron Parish Council
     Type of expenditure 2016/17
    £
    2017/18
    £
     Net Expenditure 355,592 369,996
    Contingency 15,397 8,000
     Movement of Reserves 0 0
     Budget Requirement 370,989 377,996

    Why Expenditure has changed

    • Savings on finance & general purposes: (£13,823)
    • Increase in NHS Charges for Heathfield Community Centre: £18,036
    • Additional income for burial grounds & amenities: (£3,809)
    • Increased maintenance costs - Highways, planning & street lighting: £7,500
    • Community & Business Development: Costs for further development of Hub: £6,500

    Total: £14,404

    Polegate Town Council

    Expenditure for Polegate Town Council
     Type of expenditure 2016/17
    £
    2017/18
    £
     Net Expenditure 327,851 329,657
     Movement of Reserves 0 0
     Budget Requirement 327,851 329,657

    Why Expenditure has changed

    • Increased personnel costs: £20,263
    • Increased grounds maintenance costs: £8,500
    • CCTV Upgrade: £3,500
    • Increased costs for Christmas Lights: £7,000
    • Increased costs for High St public convenience: £2,280
    • Savings - Street Lighting: (£2,500)
    • Savings - Highways: (£9,000)
    • Savings - Offices (Elimination of reserve for alterations): (£12,842)
    • Savings - Admin Costs (Elimination of reserve for referendum): (£15,081)
    • General additional savings:(£314)
    • Total: £1,806

    Uckfield Town Council

    Expenditure for Uckfield Town Council
     Type of expenditure 2016/17
    £
    2017/18
    £
     Net Expenditure 866,366 875,531
     Movement of Reserves 0 0
     Budget Requirement 866,366 875,351

    Why expenditure has changed

    • Revenue savings: (£8,813)
    • Expenditure for new initiatives: £30,950
    • Increase in capital expenditure: £20,300
    • Additional income: (£33,272)

    Total: £9,165

    Westham Parish Council

    Expenditure for Westham Parish Council

     Type of expenditure

    2016/17
    £
    2017/18
    £
     Net Expenditure 146,160 149,083
     Movement of Reserves 0 0
     Budget Requirement 146,160 149,083

    Why expenditure has changed

    • New hanging baskets and bollards in Westham; maintenance of planters on roundabout at Stone Cross:  £2,923

    Total: £2,923

    Willingdon and Jevington Parish Council

    Expenditure for Willingdon and Jevington Parish Council

     Type of expenditure

    2016/17
    £
    2017/18
    £
     Net Expenditure 156,139 158,671
     Movement of Reserves 18,863 16,370
     Budget Requirement 175,002 175,041

    Why expenditure has changed

    • Increase in salaries cost : £2,532

    Total: £2,532