Audit of Accounts 2018/19 - Notice of Public Rights

Publication of a notice regarding the council's accounts for 2018/19.

UTTLESFORD DISTRICT COUNCIL

Audit of Accounts 2018/19

Notice of Public Rights Audit Commission Act 1998,  (S14 to S16)

Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015; (Regulations 9/10/21/22/24)

The council's accounts are subject to external audit by:

Mr David Eagles
BDO LLP
16 The Havens
Ransomes Europark
Ipswich
Suffolk
IP3 9SJ

Members of the public and local government electors have certain rights in the audit process:

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that from 3 June to 12 July 2019 inclusive, between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm Mondays to Thursdays (4:30 pm Fridays) any person interested may inspect, and make copies of the accounts of Uttlesford District Council for the year ended 31 March 2019, and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts relating thereto.

The accounts and other documents will be available for inspection at the Council Offices at which they are normally kept, or otherwise by arrangement. Application should be made initially to Ms Angela Knight, Assistant Director of Resources, Uttlesford District Council, London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4ER, 01799 510446 (aknight@uttlesford.gov.uk).

NOTICE is also given that on or after 3 June 2019 until the completion of the audit, the Auditor, at the request of members of the public and local government electors for any area to which the accounts relate, will give the elector or his representative an opportunity to question them about the accounts and make objections as to any matter in respect of which the Auditor could take action under Section 17 of the Audit Commission Act 1998 (namely, an unlawful item of account), or could make a report in the public interest under Section 8 of that Act. Subject to any questions raised on the accounts, these will then be published by 31 July 2019.

No objection may be made unless the Auditor has previously received written notice at the above address of the proposed objection and its grounds. A copy of this notice must also be sent to the address below.

Ms Angela Knight
Assistant Director of Resources
Uttlesford District Council
London Road
Saffron Walden
Essex
CB11 4ER

Please note that the general rights of inspection and making copies of documents are not unrestricted, and in particular that they do not extend to inspection or copying of any documents containing personal information.