Statement of accounts

Ernst & Young LLP have been appointed to audit the accounts of Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council for five years, for the accounts from 2018/19 to 2022/23. This appointment was made under regulation 13 of the Local Audit (Appointing Person) Regulations 2015, and was approved by the PSAA Board at its meeting on 14 December 2017. This follows the recommendation of the Audit Committee of the 20th June 2016 that the preferred approach for the appointment of External Auditors from April 2018 was to 'Opt-in' to the national Sector led body set up by the Local Government Association. This approach was duly approved by Council on the 30th November 2016.

2017 to 2018

The following statements are compiled in accordance with the relevant code of practice and satisfies all legislative requirements. It is necessarily a technical document which receives considerable audit scrutiny to give all stakeholders the confidence that public money has been properly accounted for. A much simpler summary version is also available on the website, and casual readers may like to refer to that summary in the first instance.

Following receipt of the “Annual report to those charged with governance” by our external auditors, Ernst & Young LLP, these accounts were finally approved by Audit Committee on July 30th, 2018. Final, unqualified audit certification was received on 31st July 2018


2016 to 2017

The following statements are compiled in accordance with the relevant code of practice and satisfies all legislative requirements. It is necessarily a technical document which receives considerable audit scrutiny to give all stakeholders the confidence that public money has been properly accounted for. A much simpler summary version is also available on the website, and casual readers may like to refer to that summary in the first instance.

Following receipt of the “Annual report to those charged with governance” by our external auditors, Ernst & Young LLP, these accounts were finally approved by Audit Committee on August 21st, 2017. Final, unqualified audit certification was received on 5th September 2017. 


2015 to 2016

The following statements are compiled in accordance with the relevant code of practice and satisfies all legislative requirements. The Statement of accounts is a technical document which receives considerable audit scrutiny to give all stakeholders the confidence that public money has been properly accounted for. A much simpler summary version is also available on the website, and casual readers may like to refer to that summary in the first instance.

Following receipt of the “Annual report to those charged with governance” by our external auditors, Ernst & Young LLP, these accounts were finally approved by Audit Committee on September 19th, 2016. The audit opinion was issued on September 27th, 2016.


2014 to 2015

The following statements are compiled in accordance with the relevant code of practice and satisfies all legislative requirements. The Statement of accounts is a technical document which receives considerable audit scrutiny to give all stakeholders the confidence that public money has been properly accounted for. A much simpler summary version is also available on the website, and casual readers may like to refer to that summary in the first instance.

Following receipt of the “Annual report to those charged with governance” by our external auditors, Grant Thornton, these accounts were finally approved by Audit Committee on September 24th, 2015. Final, unqualified audit certification was received on September 25th, 2015.


2013 to 2014

The following statements are compiled in accordance with the relevant code of practice and satisfies all legislative requirements. The Statement of accounts is a technical document which receives considerable audit scrutiny to give all stakeholders the confidence that public money has been properly accounted for. A much simpler summary version is also available on the website, and casual readers may like to refer to that summary in the first instance.

Following receipt of the “Annual report to those charged with governance” by our external auditors, Grant Thornton, these accounts were finally approved by Audit Committee September 2014. The Final, unqualified audit certification was received on October 22nd, 2014.