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Annual Return

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Annual Governance & Accountability Return 

The Annual Statement of Accounts is the statutory summary of the Council’s financial affairs for the financial year and is prepared in accordance with the Joint Council’s Governance & Accountability for Smaller Authorities in England for the relevant period. The purpose of the Annual Statement of Accounts is to give clear information on the income and expenditure of the council. The appointed External Auditor of Penrith Town Council, carries out an audit based on a summarised version of the accounts, the Annual Governance and Accountability Return. 

2020/21 Accounts – Notice of Conclusion of Audit

The External Auditor appointed to the Council, PKF Littlejohn, has completed the audit of the Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2021.  The accounts are summarised in the Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR).  The Return and the auditor’s certificate can be accessed via the following