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Our finances

See how we manage our money to meet our strategic priorities in areas such as housing, schools, the environment and community safety.

How we are funded

Find out about how we are funded, and how we’re managing to deliver services while council budgets are being cut

Lewisham’s budget challenge

Years of Government underfunding and the shock of COVID-19 means we now have a serious budget gap.

How we manage our budgets

Find out how we manage our budgets to provide public services and meet our commitments and strategic priorities.

Our annual statement of accounts and notices

See our annual statement of accounts and latest public inspection notice.

Pension fund annual report

The pension fund annual report explain how our pension fund is managed and the principles that govern it. 

Council spending over £250

Monthly reports showing Council spending over £250 including who we paid, how much we paid and what for.

Audit of our accounts

See our annual audit of accounts.

Our pay policy statement

Read our annual pay policy statement.

Children and young people

See our budgets for schools, strategic management, special education, access, youth and community and children's social care.

School finances

Information about school finances including the Schools Forum and agency spend by schools.

How we determine spend on chief officers

Information about the Independent Executive Remuneration Panel (IERP), which advises on the pay framework for chief officer positions.

What we pay our senior managers

See the pay bands that we use for our senior officers.

Council spending on the Government Procurement Card

Information covering all spend on the Government Procurement Card (GPC) for transactions approved on Smart Data On-Line (SDOL), the RBS card management system tool.

Social housing assets

We regularly publish details on the value of our social housing assets.

Our payment performance on invoices

​See how we performed in the last financial year on invoice payment to suppliers.