Public Statement of Accounts

Statement of Accounts for the Year Ended 31st March and previous years accounts.

Annual Statement of Accounts

The Council's unaudited Statement of Accounts for 2018/19 are available for inspection details of rights and obligations are detailed below within the Notice of Inspection.

The Draft Statement of Accounts presents the financial results of the Council's activities for the year ended 31 March 2019, and summarises the overall financial position of the Council as at 31 March 2019. The Narrative Report sets out the key issues and is intended to give the reader an insight into the Council's performance during 2018/19.

The Council accounts have been prepared in accordance with the CIPFA Code of Practice on Local Authority Accounting. The accounts have been certified by the Council's Director (Resources) in their capacity as Section 151 officer.


Notice of Appointment of Auditor from 2018/19-2022/23 

For audits of Council accounts from 1 April 2018, Public Sector Audit Appointments Limited (PSAA) is responsible for appointing an auditor to principal local government and police bodies that have chosen to opt into its national auditor appointment arrangements.  Torridge District Council opted into this arrangement.

On 14 December 2017, the PSAA board approved the appointment of Grant Thornton (UK) LLP to audit the accounts of Torridge District Council for a period of five years, covering the accounts from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2023.  This appointment is made under regulation 13 of the Local Audit (Appointing Person) Regulations 2015.


Previous years accounts can be viewed below: