The Finance department is responsible for overseeing the technical and financial accounting arrangements for the council including monitoring the council's collection of income such as:
- council tax
- managing the council's investment activities
- ensuring the council's accounts are properly closed and the preparation of the statutory Statement of Accounts and Annual Reports
- lobbying the government on the way it works out the money it gives to the council for services
You can view the documents for previous years' budgets below.