Significant Variances

GREAT AND LITTLE EVERSDEN PARISH COUNCIL

EXPLANATION OF VARIANCES

The “Practitioners” Guide provides guidance on explaining significant variances. Please provide explanations for the following:

  • variances of more than 15% between totals for individual boxes (except variances of less than £200)
  • if the total reserves (Box7) figure is more than twice the annual precept value (Box 2).

 

Section 1 2017/2018 2018/2019 Variance£ Variance% Detailed explanation of variance(with amounts £) 
Balances Bought Forward 38,821 42,879
Precept or Rates and Levies 26,458 26,458 0 0 0
Total Other Receipts 602 23,211 22,609 3755.64%  The Council received a donation from the Recreation Ground Committee for the item of play equipment purchased.
Staff Costs 1,471 1,870 399 27.12%  This was due to a large amount of planning applications, therefore more meetings attended by the Clerk.
All Other Payments 21,531 43,438 25,710 119.41%  The Parish Council purchased 3 items of new play equipment for the Recreation Ground
Total
Fixed assets
444,639 444,639
Balances Carried Forward  42,879  43,438

 


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