All councils have to publish a Statement of Accounts covering specified matters. It shows how we have used public money, and that we have been honest and responsible. The Council’s Statement of Accounts has been prepared in accordance with the Accounting code of Practice.
The statement of accounts for 2011 - 12 have been finalised and are available for viewing on this site.
We welcome your feedback on whether the Statement of Accounts are clear, informative and useful. Please send your comments to the address above or contact us on 023 8083 2428.
Further information and inspecting our accounts
The Audit Commission have published a guidance booklet which summarises your rights to inspect, question and challenge the Council’s accounts.
Under these arrangements the Council issues public notices to advise when the accounts are available for inspection:
A notice of public rights to inspect the accounts and supporting documents is issued when the Council has finalised its annual accounts. The latest notice is available below and this provides details of inspection rights and dates for the period that lasts 20 days.
Following conclusion of the statutory audit another public notice is issued to confirm that the Statement