ROCHFORD DISTRICT COUNCIL
AUDIT OF ACCOUNTS 2021/22
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 Debbie Hanson, Partner, Ernst & Young LLP of 400, Capability Green, Luton, Bedfordshire LU1 3LU. Members of the public and local government electors have certain rights in the audit process:
- From Monday 1 August to Friday 9 September 2022 during week-days between 9am and 4.30pm, any person may inspect the accounts of the Council for the year ended 31 March 2022 and certain related documents (comprising books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts). They may also make copies of the accounts and documents. If you wish to do this, please email the address below to arrange to make an appointment.
- From Monday 1 August to Friday 9 September 2022 during week-days, a local government elector for the area of the Council, or their 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.
- From Monday 1 August to Friday 9 September 2022 a local government elector for the area of the Council, or their 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 grounds 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.
29 July 2022
Miss Naomi Lucas
Section 151 Officer