The statement of accounts is the statutory summary of our financial affairs for the financial year and is prepared in accordance with the Code of Practice on Local Authority Accounting in the United Kingdom. The purpose of our statement of accounts is to give clear information on our overall finances.

The statements of accounts available to download below have been approved by our Audit and Standards Committee.

Printed copies can be viewed at Jubilee and Hove libraries. You can also order a printed copy from the council for £30 (to cover the cost of printing). If you want to order a printed copy, please email our Financial Accounting Team

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Financial year 2020 to 2021

The original deadline for publication of the draft statement of accounts for 2020 to 2021 has been extended from 31 May to 31 July.

This is by MHCLG in response to the COVID-19 situation by way of The Accounts and Audit (Amendment) Regulations 2021.

Statements of accounts for previous financial years

Financial year 2019 to 2020

Our approved accounts are published here, as required by the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015, which say we have to publish by 31 July. This deadline was extended to 30 November due to the COVID-19 situation.

Financial year 2018 to 2019

Financial year 2017 to 2018

Financial year 2016 to 2017

Financial year 2015 to 2016​

Financial year 2014 to 2015

Financial year 2013 to 2014

Financial year 2012 to 2013

Financial year 2011 to 2012