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STANTON-ON-THE-WOLDS PARISH COUNCIL

NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF DATE FOR THE EXERCISE OF ELECTORS’ RIGHTS

ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2017
The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/ No. 234)
The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014


1.

Date of Announcement: 11th June 2017

2.

Sections 26 and 27 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 provide for:

Inspection: Any person interested may inspect and make copies of the Annual return and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts etc. relating to them. For the year ended 31st March 2017 these documents will be available during the period specified in paragraph 4 on reasonable notice on application to person in paragraph 3 below.

Questions and objections to the external auditor: Local Government electors and their representatives have rights to:
(i)  question the auditor about the accounting records, and
(ii) object to the accounts or any item in them.  Written notice of an objection must be given to the external auditor and a copy sent to the Authority. Objections must concern a matter of which the external auditor could make a public interest report or apply for a declaration that an item of account is unlawful.

The auditor can be contacted at the address in paragraph 5 for this purpose.

3.

The person to whom you can apply to inspect the accounts is:

Mike Elliott,
Clerk of Stanton-on-the-Wolds Parish Council
19/21 Main Street
Keyworth
Nottinghamshire
NG12 5AA
Tel: 0115 937 6506
email: elliottnews@btconnect.com

4.

Any rights of inspection, objection and questioning of the auditor may only be exercised within a single period of 30 working days (Accounts and Audit regulations 2015, regulation 15(1)):

commencing on 12th June 2017
and ending on 21st July 2017
on Mondays to Fridays (excluding public holidays)
between 1pm and 4pm

5.

The appointed auditor is:

Grant Thornton UK LLP (for the attention of Mark Heap)
Royal Liver Building
Liverpool L3 1PS
Tel: 0151 224 7200