What is a Parish Council?
A typical parish council represents around 1,700 people, but some have much smaller and some much larger populations.
The most effective parish councils will have councillors and a clerk that work as a team to provide a service to the community.
What does a Parish Council do?
Powers and Duties
Councillors must therefore always ask the question “Does the council have a legal power to act?”
This is especially important when spending public money.