Council accounts and Annual Governance Statement
The role of the Finance Service here is to ensure that the council’s money is spent wisely and in accordance with the priorities that have been agreed for the council.
We strive to be open about our finances and about letting you know how the money is being used.
Statement of accounts 2017/18
We'll publish the 2017/18 Audited Statement of Accounts as soon as our External Auditors have concluded their audit work and provided an Audit Opinion. We expect this to be available in December 2018.
Please find below a PDF copy of our statement of accounts for the financial year 2017/2018:
Draft statement of accounts 2017/18
Annual performance to 31 March 2018
Please find below a PDF copy of our annual assessment of governance and performance up to 31 March 2018:
Annual Governance Statement
For further information, see also our Year-End Position Report on Finance, Performance and Risk: Item 7 of the Scrutiny and Overview Committee Agenda
Code of Corporate Governance
The Council's Code of Corporate Governance describes the framework in which we direct and control our functions and relate to our communities. It was agreed by Audit and Corporate Governance Committee in September 2017 and will be evaluated annually within the Annual Governance Statement (see above).
For accounts prior to 2017-18 please see: Historic Statements
If you require any further information please contact the Council's Head of Finance, Policy and Performance Caroline Ryba, using our details below.
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