As a local resident you have legal rights to inspect, ask questions about and challenge items in your council's accounts:
- Council accounts - a guide to your rights (PDF, 524KB)
- Statement of Accounts 2016/17 (including Annual Governance Statement) – as approved by Audit Committee at its meeting 13 September 2017 (PDF, 3.3MB)
About the Statement of Accounts
The Statement of Accounts is produced in accordance with Regulation 7 of the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015, and with proper practices set out in the CIPFA/LASAAC Code of Practice on Local Authority Accounting in the United Kingdom ('the Code'). The Code specifies the principles and practices of accounting required to ensure that the statement of accounts "presents fairly" the financial position and transactions of the council for the year.
The Annual Governance Statement is produced in accordance with Regulation 4 of the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015.
If you have any queries relating to these accounts please contact:
Contact: Andrew Clarke, Financial Services Manager
Telephone: 01524 582138
Last updated: 29 September 2017