Statement of accounts

The statement of accounts show and explain the council's financial position for a given year, bringing together expenditure and income on all of its services. They also include statements on the pension fund and other trust fund accounts.

Inspection of accounts 2016-17

The accounts for 2016-17, which are subject to audit, were available for inspection from 3 July 2017 until Friday 11 August 2017. Members of the public and local government electors have certain rights in the audit process and these are detailed in the statutory notice of inspection of accounts for year ending on 31 March 2017.

A copy of the public notice can be found here:

We're also required to prepare an annual governance statement (AGS) to accompany the statement of accounts. You can find the draft annual governance statement  on our web page.

Duncan Whitfield, strategic director of finance and corporate services

Address for visitors

Address for correspondence

Southwark council
160 Tooley Street
London
SE1 2QH

Chris O’Brien Senior Accountant
Southwark council
Finance and Corporate Services
2nd Floor, Hub 1
PO Box 64529
London
SE1P 5LX

Last updated: 29 September 2017