Our Statement of Accounts are prepared in accordance with the Accounting Code of Practice. This sets out the principles and practices of accounting required to prepare a Statement of Accounts which presents a 'true and fair' view of the financial position and transactions of a local council. Any departures from this standard are disclosed in the notes to the accounts.

Notice of appointment of Auditor from 2018/2019

For audits of Council accounts from 1 April 2018, Public Sector Audit Appointments Limited (PSAA) is responsible for appointing an auditor to principal local government and police bodies that have chosen to opt into its national auditor appointment arrangements. Torbay Council opted into this arrangement.

On 14 December 2017, the PSAA board approved the appointment of Grant Thornton (UK) LLP to audit the accounts of Torbay Council for a period of five years, covering the accounts from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2023. This appointment is made under regulation 13 of the Local Audit (Appointing Person) Regulations 2015.

Public Notice

Notice of delayed audit
Audits of the draft Statement of Accounts for the years ending 31 March 2022 and 31 March 2023
Auditor's annual report 2020/21
Auditor's annual report on Torbay Council 2020/21
Public inspection of accounts 2021/22
Public notice of the inspection period for the 2021/22 accounts
Delay of audit of accounts year ending 31 March 2022
Notice is hereby given that the Public Inspection period for the 2021/22 accounts has not yet commenced.
Delay in publishing statement of accounts by 30 September 2021
External audit of accounts year ending 31 March 2021