Larger Parish Expenditure 2019/20

By law, estimates of expenditure have to be published in respect of parishes which require more than £140,000 to be raised in 2019/20. There are nine 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 expenditure2018/19
£
2019/20
£
Expenditure for Crowborough Town Council
 Net Expenditure1,344,9901,527,261
 Movement of Reserves(2,954)(122,000)
 Budget Requirement1,342,0361,405,261

Why expenditure has changed

  • General cost increases: £185,225

Total:  £185,225

Forest Row Parish Council

Expenditure for Forest Row Parish Council
 Type of expenditure2018/19
£
2019/20
£
Net Expenditure329,974331,988
Contingency4,5008,000
Movement of Reserves17,50022,000
Budget Requirement351,974361,988

Why Expenditure has changed

  • Net changes in spending: Salary increases and first year costs on new build youth centre: £23,109
  • Increase in contingency:  (£21,095)
  • Contributions to reserves: 0

Total: £2,014

Hailsham Town Council

Expenditure for Hailsham Town Council
 Type of expenditure2018/19
£
2019/20
£
 Net Expenditure1,042,4021,072,565
 Movement of Reserves (874)
 Budget Requirement1,042,4021,071,691

Why expenditure has changed

  • Urban grass cutting contract: £10,219
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  • New SOX street lighting: £17,297
  • Staffing changes: £65,130
  • Removal of one-off election planning: (£48,250)
  • Savings on community centre operating costs: (£15,000)
  • Additional community/festivities funding: £767
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Total: £30,163

Heathfield and Waldron Parish Council

Expenditure for Heathfield and Waldron Parish Council
 Type of expenditure2018/19
£
2019/20
£
 Net Expenditure383,998401,298
Contingency5,5008,000
 Movement of Reserves0(12,167)
 Budget Requirement389,498397,761

Why Expenditure has changed

  • Finance & General Purposes:
    Increased costs for: GDPR, Cleaning Contract,Election: £5,493
  • Leisure, Amenities & Burials:
    Increased costs for: Play equipment, tree work, refurbishment of telephone box: £4,653
  • Community & Business Development:
    Increased costs for Christmas lights and community events: (£6,092)
  • Planning and Highways: Reduced costs for street lighting: (£1,100)
  • Annual increase in discretionary grants: £2,792

Total: £17,930

Polegate Town Council

Expenditure for Polegate Town Council
 Type of expenditure2018/19
£
2019/20
£
 Net Expenditure333,754337,999
 Movement of Reserves00
 Budget Requirement333,754337,999

Why Expenditure has changed

  • Reduction in grass cutting contribution from ESCC: £5,300
  • Budget savings made: (£1,055)

Total: £4,245

Uckfield Town Council

Expenditure for Uckfield Town Council
 Type of expenditure2018/19
£
2019/20
£
 Net Expenditure887,631915,210
 Movement of Reserves00
 Budget Requirement887,631915,210

Why expenditure has changed

  • Increase in revenue expenditure: £13,631
  • Increase in new initiatives: £42,640
  • Decrease in capital expenditure: (£23,750)
  • Additional income: (£4,942)

Total: £27,579

Wadhurst Parish Council

Expenditure for Wadhurst Parish Council
 Type of expenditure2018/19
£
2019/20
£
Net Expenditure137,458143,519
Movement of Reserves00
Budget Requirement137,458143,519

Why Expenditure has changed

  • Reduction in hall hire income and grants received: £6,061

Total: £6,061

Westham Parish Council

Expenditure for Westham Parish Council
 Type of expenditure2018/19
£
2019/20
£
 Net Expenditure150,574158,102
 Movement of Reserves00
 Budget Requirement150,574158,102

Why expenditure has changed

  • Cost of living increase: £3,928
  • Grass verge cutting: £3,600

Total: £7,528

Willingdon and Jevington Parish Council

Expenditure for Willingdon and Jevington Parish Council
 Type of expenditure2018/19
£
2019/20
£
 Net Expenditure173,811176,754
 Movement of Reserves2,5101,002
 Budget Requirement176,321177,756

Why expenditure has changed

  • Increased salaries costs: £2,943

Total: £2,943