Section 137 Expenditure Limit for 2013-2014
The Department for Communities and Local Government has confirmed that the appropriate sum for parish councils in England for the purposes of section 137(4) (a) of the Local Government Act 1972 (“the 1972 Act”) for 2013-2014 is £6.98.
This is the amount that results from increasing the amount for 2012-2013 (£6.80) by the percentage increase in the Retail Prices Index between September 2011 and September 2012 (of 2.6%), in accordance with Schedule 12B to the 1972 Act.
This is effective from 1 April 2013. If you need any further information on Section 137 please see the attached Legal Topic Note on this subject.
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