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In June 2010 the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government wrote to local authorities committing us to publishing items of spending over £500 by January 2011. The data we've published under 'Local Spending data' excludes:

  • all payments to individuals paid through payroll
  • payments to HM Revenue and Customs relating to Vat and payroll
  • all pension-related payments

We have included invoice and grant payments to individuals but have replaced personal data with the words 'Redacted personal data'.

Local Spending data


  • The data published relates to payments made by the Lake District National Park Authority
  • The Authority uses an accounting system called SunSystems
  • The date used to identify payments is the date that the transaction was authorised for payment
  • The purchase categorisation used is from BVACOP  - Best Value Accounting Code of Practice

2021 Data Files

2020 Data Files

2019 Data Files

2018 Data Files

2017 Data Files

2016 Data files

2015 Data files

2014 Data files

2013 Data files

2012 Data files

Procurement Information

All of our tender information can be viewed on the following websites; The Chest and Contracts Finder.

Statement of Accounts 2020/21

Publication of 2020/21 Statement of Accounts

The Statement of Accounts gives electors, local taxpayers, members of the Authority, employees and other interested parties comprehensive information about the Authority’s finances. The audited accounts are usually required to be published by 31 July each year. However, due to the current Coronavirus crisis, the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 have been amended and the publication date for audited accounts has moved from 31 July to 30 September 2021 for all local authority bodies.

The accounts present the Authority’s overall financial position for the year ended 31 March 2021. The accounts have been audited and are now published, however the full audit process cannot yet be concluded. A further process, leading to the publication of a separate Value for Money judgement is under way and will conclude by 31 December 2021. At this point the full audit process will be complete.

Kerry Powell

Director of Communications and Resources
Lake District National Park Authority
Murley Moss, Oxenholme Road
Cumbria, LA9 7RL

30 September 2021

Narrative Statement

Annual Governance Statement

Annual Audit Letter

More information

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