The annual report and accounts set out our overall financial position, detailing the financial transactions relating to our activities for the last financial year. The financial statements are prepared in accordance with the CIPFA Code of Practice on Local Authority Accounting. The statement of accounts is independently audited and certified by Grant Thornton, who produces an annual audit letter.
Statement and Summary of accounts
The annual statement and summary of accounts are listed as follows:
|Financial Period||Statement of Accounts|
Appointment of External Auditor
Under Section 8(2) of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, the Council must publish a notice relating to the appointment of its local auditor.
For audits of 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. Mid Devon 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 Mid Devon 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.
The current and previous year of supplementary documents are listed below:
- Annual Governance Statement 2020-21
- Corporate Governance Framework 2021
- Mid Devon Auditor's Annual Value for Money Report 2020-21
- Annual Governance Statement 2019-20
- Corporate Governance Framework 2020
- Notice of Certification 2019-20
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