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Painswick Parish Council

Serving the people of Painswick, Edge, Sheepscombe and Slad.

Town Hall

Clerk: Mr Roy Balgobin
The Town Hall, Victoria
Square, Painswick, Stroud
Gloucestershire GL6 6QA

Tel: 01452 812722

Financial Information

Financial Reports

  • Annual Return (PDF, 1.6 Mb)

    Annual Return year ended 31 March 2016; which includes the Annual Governance Statement, Internal Auditors Report, External Auditors Report and recommendations.

  • Members Allowances (PDF, 327 Kb)

    Councillors / Members / Chairman's Allowances for the Financial Year ended 31st March 2016.


The Precept is the element of your Council Tax that is paid to Painswick Parish Council.

Every year, the Parish Council draws up budgets and calculates how much money it needs for the next Financial Year. These are then submitted to Stroud District Council. SDC co-ordinate the other demands from GCC, Police and themselves and come up with the rate to be paid from 1st April that year.

The Precept for the Financial Year 2017/2018 has been set at £97,440.


Further details of the Parish Council's budgets for the 2015/16 Financial Year can be obtained from the Parish Office.

The Parish Income and Expenditure Budgets for the 2016/17 Financial Year are now available

  • Budget 20161207 (PDF, 219 Kb)

    Budget for 2016 / 2017 as adopted on the 7th December 2016 by the full council.

Staff Salaries

Painswick Parish Council have signed up to the National Living Wage. Salaries are set according to NALC (click here for further information).

There are no employees by Painswick Parish Council whose taxable salary is in excess of £50,000.

Payment Schedules

The Responsible Financial Officer (RFO) provides the Council with a monthly report - a summary of payments made can be viewed here.

Financial Regulations