The statement of accounts presents the financial position of the Council at the end of the financial year and its income and expenditure to the end of that year.  The Council’s financial year is 1st April to the 31st March.


The annual Statement of Accounts have to be certified by the Deputy Chief Executive (Finance) before the end of June and approved by the Audit Committee before the end of September following the year end closure date of the 31st March. In addition, the Council’s external auditors, Ernst & Young LLP, are required to audit and ‘sign off’ the accounts by the end of September.

Notice of audit of Accounts 2017

Date of last review: 29 September 2017

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