Audit of Accounts - Notice of Public Rights

A notice regarding the Council's accounts

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COLCHESTER BOROUGH COUNCIL

AUDIT OF ACCOUNTS YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2018

NOTICE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS

Audit Commission Act 1998 Section 15 - 16

Accounts and Audit (England) Regulations 2015 Regulations 9, 12, 14 & 15

 

The accounts for Colchester Borough Council are subject to external audit by

Ernst & Young LLP,

400 Capability Green,

Luton, Bedfordshire

LU1 3LU.

 

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

  1. From 29 May 2018 to 9 July 2018 between 9 am and 5 pm any person may inspect the accounts of the year ended 31 March 2018 and certain related documents (comprising books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts) at the address given below. They may also make copies of the accounts and documents.
  2. Any local government elector for the area of the Council, or his/her representative, may give written notice of a proposed objection. Any objection must state the facts relied on, the ground on which the objection is made and as far as possible:
  • · any item of account that is alleged to be contrary to law
  • · any matter in which it is proposed the auditor could make a public interest report under section 24 of the Act

 Any such objection should be sent to the auditor at the address given above and copied to the addresses given below.

The Chief Executive,
Colchester Borough Council,
Rowan House
33 Sheepen Road
Colchester
CO3 3WG.

For access to the accounts and documents referred to in paragraph 1 please see:

or contact:

Colchester Borough Council Customer Service,
Colchester Library and Community Hub,
Colchester Library,
Trinity Square,
Colchester,
CO1 1JB.

or

or

  • Telephone enquiries to Sean Plummer on (01206) 282347
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