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Statement of accounts

24 September 2018

This section contains the council’s annual report and statement of accounts, which provide information on the council’s actual spending on services for each financial year.


A summary of how the council is funded, and how it plans to spend the money it receives, can be found on the Council tax page.

For further details on the council’s budget and spending plans, please see the Council spending page.


For more information, you may be interested in the following:


External Audit 

The external audit of the County Council and Essex Pension Fund for 2017/18 has now been concluded and the audit closure certificate and closure notice issued.

The local auditor's audit certificate and annual audit letter are shown below, together with those for prior years.


Audit closure certificates

Annual audit letters