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The Council's Finances

Financial Information

Financial services provide a range of financial support activities to all other services within the Council. The main activities include:

  • Preparation and publication of the annual statement of accounts and the supporting summary document at the end of each financial year
  • Preparation of revenue and capital budgets on an annual basis
  • Providing comprehensive financial information and advice
  • Making payments to our suppliers for goods and services provided to the Council
  • Issuing invoices to our customers for services provided
  • Maintaining insurance covers
  • Managing the Council's investments
  • Completion and submission of various Government and other statistical returns
  • Advice and support for procurement of goods and services
  • Management of assets

Efficiency Plan - The Council has produced an Efficiency Plan in response to the Secretary of State’s offer of four-year Local Government Finance Settlement. This covers the funding sources of Revenue Support Grant, Transitional Grant, and Rural Services Delivery Grant for the period 2016/17 to 2019/20.

Financial publications available for download: