Audit of Accounts 2016/17

Rochford District Council

Audit of Accounts 2016/17

Public Inspection Notice

Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, sections 26 and 27 Accounts and Audit (England) Regulations 2015, Regulations 14 and 15

The Council's accounts are subject to external audit by Ernst & Young of 400 Capability Green, Luton, LU1 3LU. Members of the public and local government electors have certain rights in the audit process:

  1. From Monday 3 July to Friday 11 August 2017 during week-days between 9am and 4.30pm, any person may inspect the accounts of the Council for the year ended 31 March 2017 and certain related documents (comprising books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts) at the address given below. He or she may also make copies of the accounts and documents.
  2. From Monday 3 July to Friday 11 August 2017 during week-days, a local government elector for the area of the Council, or his or her representative may ask the auditor questions about the accounts. Please contact the auditor at the address given above to make arrangements to ask any questions.
  3. From Monday 3 July to Friday 11 August 2017 during week-days, a local government elector for the area of the Council, or his or her representative, may object to the Council's accounts (under section 27 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014) asking that the auditor issue a report in the public interest and/or apply to the court for a declaration that an item in the accounts is contrary to law (under section 28 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014). Written notice of a proposed objection and the ground on which it is made must be sent to the auditor at the address given above and copied to me at the address given below.

Mr Rob Manning, Section 151 Officer
Council Offices
South Street
Rochford
Essex
SS4 1BW

16 June 2017