Saffron Walden Town Council

Notice of Public Rights and Publication of Unaudited Annual Return

Saffron Walden Town Council

NOTICE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS AND PUBLICATION OF

UNAUDITED ANNUAL RETURN

ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31ST MARCH 2016

 

Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 Sections 26 and 27

The Accounts Audit Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/234)

 NOTICE

 Date of Announcement 23rd June 2016

 Each year the body's Annual Return needs to be reviewed by an external auditor appointed by the Audit Commission. The unaudited Annual Return has been published with this notice. 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 2016 these documents will be available on reasonable notice by application to:

 Mrs Lisa Courtney, Town Clerk, 11 Emson Close, Saffron Walden, CB10 1HL, 01799 516501 townclerk@saffronwalden.gov.uk

 Commencing on Friday 24th June 2016  

and ending on Thursday 4th August 2016

 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 body.

 The appointed auditor can be contacted at the the address below for this purpose between the above dates only.

 The body's Annual Return 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:

PKF Littlejohn LLP

Ref: SBA

2nd Floor

1 Westferry Circus

Canary Wharf

London E14 4HD

sba@pkf-littlejohn.com

 This announcement is made by Mr D Broomfield, Responsible Finance Officer