Notice of public rights and publication of unaudited annual return. Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2018
Date of announcement: 23.5.18.
Each year the authority’s Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) needs to be reviewed by an external auditor appointed by Smaller Authorities’ Audit Appointments Ltd. The unaudited AGAR has been published with this notice (see links below). As it has yet to be reviewed by the appointed auditor, it is subject to change as a result of that review. Any person interested has the right to inspect and make copies of the accounting records for the financial year to which the audit relates and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers, receipts and other documents relating to those records must be made available for inspection by any person interested. For the year ended 31 March 2018 these documents will be available on reasonable notice by application to Mrs Beverley Weddell, Parish Clerk and RFO by email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Commencing on 4th June 2018 and ending on 13th July 2018.
Local government electors and their representatives also have:
The opportunity to question the appointed auditor about the accounting records; and the right to make an objection which concerns a matter in respect of which the appointed auditor could either make a public interest report or apply to the court for a declaration that an item of account is unlawful. Written notice of an objection must first be given to the auditor and a copy sent to the smaller authority. The smaller authority’s AGAR is subject to review by the appointed auditor under the provisions of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 and the NAO’s Code of Audit Practice 2015. The appointed auditor is Moore Stephens, Rutland House, Minerva Business Park, Lynch Wood, Peterborough PE2 6PZ.
This announcement was made by Mrs Beverley Weddell, Clerk and RFO.