Annual accounts

We produce an Annual Statement of Accounts for each financial year (1 April to 31 March). The statement sets out our overall financial position and records the financial transactions, the sources of income and how they have been used to provide services.

Statement of accounts

Statement of Accounts 2018-19 (PDF)

Audit of accounts year ended 31 March 2019

Notice is hereby given under Regulations 15(1) and 15(2) of the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 that the Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2019 will be open to Public Inspection from 03 June 2019 to 12 July 2019 inclusive.

Local Government elector from the Newham area or their representative may question the External Auditor about the accounts or make an objection to the accounts as set out in sections 26 and 27 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 during the above period.

All requests should be made in writing to the External Auditor:

Janet Dawson
Ernst & Young LLP
400 Capability Green, Luton, LU1 3LU

Any notice of any intention to raise an objection must also be copied to:

Dave Mcnamara
Head of Finance (Financial Control, Capital and Corporate Business Systems)
London Borough of Newham.
Newham Dockside, 1000 Dockside Road, London, E16 2QU
[email protected]

Previous years’ accounts


Statement of Accounts 2017-18 (PDF)


Statement of Accounts 2016-17

Question the accounts

If you think that we have spent money unlawfully, you can send Notice of an Objection to the auditor.

National Audit Commission advice on how to question council accounts 

If you have any comments on the Statement of accounts, then please email the Chief Accountant at: [email protected].