The Precept is the element of your Council Tax that is paid to Duston 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 Northampton Borough Council. NBC co-ordinate the other demands from NCC, Police and themselves and come up with the rate to be paid from 1st April that year.

Budget 2019/20

Documents relating to the current year budget 2019/20 are here:

Previous Year Budgets

Pay Multiple

The Council is required by the Government's Transparency Code (2015) to publish its Pay Multiple. This is the ratio of the taxable pay of the highest paid officer in relation to the median taxable pay of the council's work force.

The Pay Multiple for Duston Parish Council is 1.98:1

There are no officers employed by Duston Parish Council whose taxable salary is in excess of £50,000 therefore no additional information on salaries is required under the Code.

Payment Schedules

The Parish publishes a monthly list of payments made. These can be viewed in documents


All invoices should be sent directly to the Clerk. Please send invoice to The Clerk, Duston Community Centre, Pendle Road, Duston, NN5 6DT or email

Key Financial Documents

Financial Information