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

Control Budget 2019/20

The 2019/20 budget is now available together with previous years budgets under the downloads section on this page'.

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.