NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF DATE FOR THE EXERCISE OF ELECTORS’ RIGHTS ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31ST MARCH 2017

Local Audit and Accountability Act2014, Sections 26 and 27 and

The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/234)

 

 

1.         Date of Announcement:           6th June 2017

 

2.         Each year the smaller authority’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.  For the year ended 31st March 2017 these documents will be available on reasonable notice on application to:

 

Mrs Nicola Greenaway

Clerk to Ditton Parish Council

Ditton Community Centre

Kilnbarn Road,  Ditton

Aylesford,  Kent,  ME20 6AH

 

Tel: 01732 844749:      Email: clerk@dittonparishcouncil.gov.uk

 

between the hours of 9.00am to 4.00pm on Monday to Friday

 

Commencing on 7th June 2017

 

and ending on 18th July 2017

 

3.         Local Government Electors and their representatives also have:

 

  • The opportunity to question the auditor about the accounting records; and

 

  • The right to make an objection which concerns a matter in respect of 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 appointed auditor can be contacted at the address in paragraph 4 below for this purpose between the above dates only.

 

4.         The smaller authority’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@littlejohnllp.com)

 

5.         This announcement is made by:   Mrs Nicola Greenaway, Clerk of the Council

 

                                                                                                                               

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