Statement of Accounts


Completion of Financial Statements Audit

The audit of the Authority’s financial statements for the year ending 31 March 2022 has been completed and can be inspected at the address below, or viewed online at

The completion of the Financial Statements audit were approved by the Authority on 28th September 2022 followed by the Auditor’s Annual Report on 7th December 2022.

The completion of the work necessary to issue the Whole of Government Accounts (WGA) Component Assurance statement for the year ended 31 March 2022 is not yet available.  This means that the audit has not yet formally concluded and the audit certificate not yet issued.

Download a copy of the Statement of Accounts 2021/22:

Statement of Accounts 2021-22 (new window, PDF 1975KB)

Paul Vaughan: Treasurer (Section 151 Officer) to Cheshire Fire Authority, Winsford, CW7 2UA
Telephone: 01606 868845


Notice of Conclusion of Audit

Notice is hereby given that the Audit of the 2020-21 Accounts of Cheshire Fire Authority have been concluded as in accordance with Section 25 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act and the Accounts and Audit (England) Regulations 2015 Part 5 regulation 16. 

Cheshire Fire Authority has issued its Statement of Accounts for the year ending 31 March 2021. These were approved by the Authority at its meeting on 29th September 2021.

The Statement of Accounts includes a narrative report, a statement of responsibilities, the financial statements, the independent auditors report and the annual governance statement.

Download a copy of the Statement of Accounts 2020-21:

Statement of Accounts 2020-21 (new window, PDF 2013KB)

View the Statement of Assurance:

Statement of Assurance

You can also find a full copy of the accounts at the Authority's Headquarters in Winsford. If you are a Local Government Elector in any of the Local Authority areas we serve (Cheshire East, Cheshire West and Chester, Halton or Warrington), under Section 25 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act, you have the right, if you wish, to:

•Inspect and make copies of the accounts

•Inspect and make copies of reports made to the body by an auditor

•Ask the Authority to make copies of the statements or reports, for which there would be a reasonable charge.

If you want to speak to someone about this, please contact:

Paul Vaughan: Treasurer (Section 151 Officer) to Cheshire Fire Authority. 

Telephone: 01606 868700


External Audit

Auditor’s report dated 30th September 2021 is included the statements of accounts page 101-107.

Audit closure certificate 2020-21 dated 26th September 2022 (new window, PDF 273KB)

The Annual Audit letter for Cheshire Fire Authority – year ended 31st March 2021


Here is an archive of old statements of accounts issued by Cheshire Fire Authority:

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Last updated: Tuesday 13 December 2022