FAQs About Town and Parish Councils
Q: I disagree with the Parish Council giving money to the village hall. Is it right for them to use my council tax for this?
A: Town and parish councils have a wide range of powers. They can only spend public money where the have the legal power. If they do not have a specific legal power they may make very limited spending under section 137 LGA 1972. This capped at a very small amount per registered voter.The Parish Council does have the