Audit of Accounts 2019/20 - Notice of Public Rights

Publication of a notice regarding the council's accounts for 2019/20.


Audit of Accounts 2019/120

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
16 The Havens
Ransomes Europark

The public inspection period for 2019/20 has been delayed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The period for the exercise of public rights under the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 is normally required to include the first 10 working days of June; this requirement has been suspended for 2020.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that from 22rd June to 31st July 2020 inclusive, any person interested may request copies of the accounts of Uttlesford District Council for the year ended 31st March 2020, and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts relating thereto.

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

NOTICE is also given that on or after 22rd June 2020 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 30th September 2020.

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
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.


Additional information

Icon for pdf Draft 2019-20 Statement of Accounts [16.13MB]