A parish council is the lowest tier of local government. It is an elected corporate body and has variable tax raising powers. Parish councils receive funding by levying a “precept” on the council tax paid by the residents of the parish covered by the council. Parish councils are made up of unpaid councillors, Foxley Group has seven, who are elected to serve for four years. A casual vacancy may be filled by either a by-election or co-option.
Foxley Group Parish council is an administrative group of three parishes; Brinsop and Wormsley, Mansel Lacy, Yazor and Moorhampton with a total population in the region of 300 people and an area of approximately 9.5 square miles.