Follow Find us on Facebook a link to our facebook Find us on Twitter a link to our twitter Listen to our Podcastsa link to listen to our podcast Spotlight on Local Newsa link to go to our news page Contact Us

Annual Return

a drawing of a stack of coins

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. 

2022/23 Annual Accounts

The smaller authority’s AGAR is subject to review by the appointed auditor under the provisions of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 and the NAO’s Code of Audit Practice 2015.  The appointed auditor is:

Moore (Ref AP/HD)

Rutland House

Minerva Business Park

Lynch Wood



2022/23 Annual Accounts 

The audit of accounts for Penrith Town Council for the year ended 31 March 2023 has been completed. Please see the Annual Return documents below. 

Notice of Conclusion of Audit 2022-23

Annual Internal Audit Report 2022-23

Section 1 – Annual Governance Statement 2022-23

Section 2 – Accounting Statements 2022-23

Section 3 – External Auditor Report and Certificate 2022-23

Notice of Public Rights – Accounts for Year Ended 31 March 2023

Annual Return Supporting Reports

Please contact the Council Office for further information as this information may not be entirely accessible.