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Statement of Accounts


We are required to produce and publish the Statement of Accounts on an annual basis.

The Statement of Accounts gives information about the council's finances, where it gets its money from and where it spends it.

Statement of Accounts 2020/2021

Icon for pdf The unaudited Statement of Accounts 2020-21 [2.87MB] can be downloaded here.

Notice of Delayed Audit Opinion and Audited Statement of Accounts 2020/21

We have been advised by our external auditors, Grant Thornton, that their audit opinion will be delayed.

A statement explaining this Icon for pdf delayed audit can be read and downloaded [49.99KB] here.

Declaration of the status of 2020/21 Statement of Accounts

Icon for pdf The declaration of the status of the Statement of Accounts 2020-21 [75.16KB] can be downloaded here.

Notice of commencement of the audit and the period for the exercise of public rights for the financial year 2020/21

The notice of the commencement of the audit and instructions on how to put questions about the Statements of Accounts to both the independent auditor and the Council can be found by downloading the Icon for pdf Notice of Public Right of Inspection 2020-21 [64.31KB]

Notice of conclusion of the audit 2020/21

At the end of the audit period the notice of conclusion of audit will appear here.

Annual Audit Letter and Audit Findings Report 2020/21

Once the independent auditor has verified the accounts and certified that they are accurate their annual audit letter will appear here. 

Documents available for Inspection

The documents referred to above will be available for inspection at the Council's Offices, Town Hall, Lancaster Road, Preston, Lancashire PR1 2RL, or by other means only by prior arrangement.

Please telephone 01772 906005 to make an appointment.

Printed copies are available on payment of a small charge to cover administrative costs.

Jackie Wilding, Director of Resources and Section 151 Officer.

Audited Statement of Accounts

Audit Findings Report

Last Updated 30 July 2021.

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