Accounts for the year ended 31st March 2019
The Audit for the year ended 31st March 2019 has commenced and in accordance with the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 and the Accounts and Audit (England) regulations 2015 the exercise of public rights has commenced.
For full notice please see Notice of Exercise of Public Rights of Inspection 2018 19
Copies of the independent external audit reports for the year are downloadable here:
Producing these annual statements over and above the Annual Return Statement (AGAR) are not statutory requirements, however they are a practice which the council has followed over recent years.
Council maintains reserves having taken the view that we are entering uncertain times when the demands on reserves cannot be fully anticipated. Therefore a prudent level of reserves is maintained in line with the Governance and Accountability in Local Councils guidelines.