The Parish Council consists of 6 councillors who represent the people of the Parish of Mappleborough Green. Councillors are elected and hold their position of office for four years.
Parish or Town Councils are an important tier of Government within the UK; a Parish/Town Council is the most localised tier of local government in the UK and is a properly constituted local authority.
The powers and duties, and the manner in which a Parish Council operates are laid out in local government statute and regulations.
The Council raises funds by the annual Precept is set in January of each year. The amount required is guided by the setting of the annual budget in the November preceding. The Parish Council precept is added to the Council Tax bill and collected by Stratford District Council.