Finance

Annual statement of accounts

The statement of accounts is an audited document setting out our financial position, income, expenditure and accounting policies.

Budget

We continue to face financial pressure as funding from central government is reduced. Go to our budget page for more information about our budget for 2017/18 and details of how we balanced the books to prevent reductions in services.

Efficiency Plan

 Efficiency Plan 2016/2017 to 2019/2020 (PDF 362KB)

This document details how various Council strategies and savings programmes come together to enable us to meet the savings targets identified within the Medium Term Financial Strategy.

Data transparency

We publish a wide range of information, including payments we makes to external providers that are for £500 or more, Procurement Card transactions, details of chief officer pay and our current contracts register. Find out more on our open data pages.

Protecting public money

As a local authority, we are responsible for ensuring that every penny we receive is put to good use in providing services and protecting public funds. For more information on our internal policies and controls that ensure money is protected, please go to our protecting public money page.