ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2020
LOCAL AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT 2014, SECTIONS 26 AND 27
THE ACCOUNTS AND AUDIT REGULATIONS 2015
25 January 2021
Each year, the Council’s Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) needs to be reviewed by an external auditor appointed by the Smaller Authorities’ Audit Appointments Ltd. The unaudited AGAR 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 must be made available for inspection by any person interested. For the year ended 31 March 2020, these documents will be available on reasonable notice by application to R F Penfold, Clerk of the Council, of 30 Venetia Close, Emmer Green, Reading, RG4 8UG, telephone – 0118 947 3130, e-mail – firstname.lastname@example.org, commencing on 26 January 2021 and ending on 8 March 2021.
Local government electors of the Parish and their representatives also have
- the opportunity to question the appointed auditor about the accounting records; and
- the right to make an objection which concerns a matter in respect of which 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 Council.
The appointed auditor can be contacted at the address below for this purpose, between the above dates only.
The Council’s AGAR 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 Moore (ref: RD/hd) of Rutland House, Minerva Business Park, Lynch Wood, Peterborough, PE2 6PZ.
This announcement is made by R F Penfold, Clerk of the Council and Responsible Financial Officer, Kidmore End Parish Council