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 1 April to 31 March.
The Statement of Accounts has to be approved by the Chief Financial Officer before the end of May following the closure date of 31 March. In addition, the Council’s external auditors are required to audit and ‘sign off’ the accounts by the end of July. The latest accounts are shown below.