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