Funding and accounts

We receive most of our money through the National Park Grant from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). The rest of our income comes from:

We set a balanced budget for each financial year and monitor it throughout the year to ensure that we keep our spending under control.

Dartmoor 2017/18 Budget Report

Statement of Accounts

At the end of the year, we produce our annual Statement of Accounts. This statement also comments on our financial performance and how efficiently we have been using our resources.


Notice is given under Regulation 16 (1) of the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015, that the Audit of the Authority’s Accounts for the period 1st April 2016 to 31st March 2017 has been concluded.

The Statement of Accounts and the Auditor’s Report are made available for inspection by local government electors, under section 25 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, copies of which can be accessed at the Authority’s headquarters and on the website.

Annual statement of accountsAnnual Governance ReportAnnual Audit letter
Annual Statement of Accounts 2016-17 Audit Findings Report 2016-17 Annual Audit Letter 2016-17
Annual Statement of Accounts 2015-16Audit Findings Report 2015-16Annual Audit Letter 2015-16
Annual Statement of Accounts 2014-15Audit Findings Report 2014-15Annual Audit Letter 2014-15
Annual Statement of Accounts 2013-14Audit Findings Report 2013-14Annual Audit Letter 2013-14
Annual Statement of Accounts 2012-13Annual Governance Report 2012-13Annual Audit Letter 2012-13
Annual Statement of Accounts 2011-12Annual Governance Report 2011-12Annual Audit Letter 2011-12

Local Spending Data

We publish details of all items of expenditure; including all Government Procurement Card (GPC) spending.

Our Local Spending Data excludes:

  • payments to staff paid through payroll
  • payments to HM Revenue and Customs relating to VAT and payroll
  • pension-related payments.

We have included invoice and grant payments to individuals, but have redacted personal data.

You can download the data as a PDF or CSV file.

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