The Finance department is responsible for overseeing the technical and financial accounting arrangements for the council including monitoring the council's collection of income such as:

  • council tax
  • managing the council's investment activities
  • ensuring the council's accounts are properly closed and the preparation of the statutory Statement of Accounts and Annual Reports
  • lobbying the government on the way it works out the money it gives to the council for services

Documents

You can view the documents for previous years' budgets in the table below.

Icon for pdf Control budget 2019/20 [621.85KB]
Icon for pdf Control budget 2018/19 [547.21KB]
Icon for pdf Control budget 2017/18 [566.16KB]
Icon for pdf Control budget 2016/17 [679.53KB]
Icon for pdf Control budget 2015/16 [608.62KB]
Icon for pdf Control budget 2014/15 [874.73KB]

 

Audit reports
Audit reports for the authority's Statement of Accounts.
Reserves policy
Preston City Council reserves policy.
Statement of accounts
Preston City Council statement of accounts.
Treasury management
Treasury terms and frequently asked questions.