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Accounts for the financial year 2018 to 2019

The Council's Draft Statement of Accounts which includes Group Accounts and the Draft Annual Governance Statement was signed by Clive Heaphy, Chief Finance Officer and passed to Grant Thornton for external audit on 31 May 2019.

The final version of the Accounts has been amended for matters arising during the audit and included in the Auditors Annual Findings Report. The Final Statement of Accounts was signed by the Acting Chief Executive and Section 151 Officer and the Chair of Audit Committee on 24 September 2019.

Download the Statement of Accounts

Conclusion of the Audit

In accordance with the requirements of Regulation 16 of the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015, notice is given that the audit of the financial accounts for Birmingham City Council for the financial year ended 31 March 2019 has been concluded.

The rights conferred on local government electors by Section 25 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 are to inspect and make copies of:

  1. The statement of accounts;
  2. The auditor’s certificate of completion;
  3. The auditor’s opinion on the statement of accounts

Should an elector require copies of any of the statements outlined above, this may be supplied on payment of a reasonable sum for each copy.

The web version of the  Statement of Accounts does not include manual signatures for security purposes. 

The signed audited statement of accounts and reports from the auditor are available for inspection by any local government elector for any area for which the accounts relate, at: 

10 Woodcock Street,
Aston,
Birmingham,
B7 4BG

9am to 4pm on working days, on application to:

Martin Stevens,
Head of City Finance,
Finance and Governance Directorate,
Finance (WS), PO Box 16306,
Birmingham
B2 2XR

Telephone: 0121 303 4667
Email: Martin.Stevens@birmingham.gov.uk

Download the Certificate of Completion

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