Accounting and Finance

Below are accounting and finance documents pertaining to the business of Hesket Parish Council. All financial activities are governed by the Parish Council’s Financial Regulations. All documents can be inspected in person upon prior arrangement with the Clerk. Copies are available on request, upon payment of an administration fee as per our Freedom of Information Policy. For further details, please contact the Clerk via email at

Hesket Parish Council carries out its’ annual audit according to the specifications laid out in The Local Audit (Smaller Authorities) Regulations 2015. Due to the Armathwaite Renovation Project, income and expenditure in financial year 2020-2021 exceeded £25,000, making the annual accounts subject to an external audit. Hesket Parish Council approved the 2020-2021 accounts at its Annual Parish Council Meeting, which was held on May 18th 2020.

Any person interested has the right to inspect and make copies of the accounts to be audited and all documents relating to them. For the year ending 31 March 2019 these documents will be available on reasonable notice on application to the Parish Clerk, between the dates of Wednesday 30th June 2021 and Tuesday 10th August 2021. A full copy of the Notice of Public Rights is available here – Notice of Rights – Hesket

Details of payments and receipts in the current tax year to date (2020-2021) can be found here – Hesket Parish Council Receipts and Payments to Jan 12th 2021

Documents for previous tax years can be found below;




For more information on the Parish Council please click on the links below:

Council Overview                     Councillors                      

Minutes and Agendas                 Policies and Documents