Statement of accounts

The purpose of the statement of accounts is to give electors, local taxpayers, members of the council and other interested parties clear information about the council's finances.The statement summarises:

  • the cost of services provided by us in the year
  • how services were paid for
  • our assets and liabilities at the year end.

The format of the accounts is prescribed by the Code of Practice on Local Authority Accounting in the United Kingdom.

Statement of accounts: your rights

A guide to your rights can be found on the National Audit Office website.

Our statement of accounts

We have published our draft annual financial report and statement of accounts for the year ended 31 March 2021.

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View our draft statement of accounts 2020 to 2021

View previous statement of accounts from 2011 to 2020