Annual Governance and Accountability Return

At the end of each financial year the town council prepares an Annual Governance & Accountability Return (AGAR) which includes an Annual Governance Statement and Accounting Statements. This is reviewed by an external auditor who is independently appointed.

The external auditor for Horsforth Town Council is PKF Littlejohn.

Accounts for the financial year ending 31st March 2022 

Annual Internal Audit

Section 1 - Accounting Statement

Section 2 - Annual Governance Statement 

Notice of Public Rights 

External Audit - Interim Report

Notice of Audit and Rights to Inspection

Accounts for the financial year ending 31st March 2021 

Please click on the links below to view the unaudited documents:

· AGAR Section 1 – Annual Governance Statement 2020-21 (unaudited)

· AGAR Section 2 – Accounting Statements 2020-21 (unaudited)

· Annual Internal Audit Report 2020-21

Any person interested has the right to inspect the accounting records for 2020-21. Please click on the link below for a notice setting out these rights in more detail.

· Notice of public rights of inspection


Updated: 2 September 2021 

The external auditor has now completed the review and the following documents can be seen by clicking on the links:

·         Notice of conclusion of audit

·         AGAR Sections 1 and 2 - certified by the external auditor

·         AGAR Section 3 - external auditor report and certificate