Statement of Accounts 2018/19 – Public Inspection Notice

Bassetlaw District Council
Statement of Accounts 2018/19 – Public Inspection Notice
Notice of the Commencement of the Period for the Exercise of Public Rights
Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 sections 26 – 28.
The Accounts and Audit (England) Regulations 2015 Regulations 10, 14 & 15

The period for the exercise of public rights commences at 9:00am on the 03 June 2019 and will conclude at 4:45pm on the 12 July 2019.

The following documents, which will be unaudited, will be made available by 31 May 2019 on the Council’s website at www.bassetlaw.gov.uk

  • The Statement of Accounts incorporating:
  • The Annual Governance Statement; and
  • The Narrative Report.

The Council’s accounts are subject to external audit by David Hoose, for and on behalf of Mazars LLP, Park View House, The Ropewalk, Nottingham, NG1 5DW.

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

  1. Any person may inspect the accounting records of the Council for the financial year to 31 March 2019 and certain related documents (comprising books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts) by appointment at the address given below. Appointment should be made either by email to david.hill@bassetlaw.gov.uk or telephone 01909 533174 or by writing to the Head of Finance and Property Services at the Council’s address given below. Any person(s) may also inspect and make copies of these documents.
  2. A local government elector (that is anyone who has a right to vote in local Government elections for Bassetlaw District Council) or his/her representative, may ask the auditor questions about the accounts. Please contact the auditor at the address above to make arrangements to ask any questions.
  3. A local government elector for the area of the Council, or his/her representative, may object to the Council’s accounts asking that the auditor issue a report in the public interest (under section 27 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014) 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). A local elector who wishes to make an objection must send to the auditor at the address above, a written notice setting out the objection and the grounds on which it is made and must send a copy of that notice to the Council for the attention of the Chief Executive at the address below.
  4. A comprehensive guide to your rights can be found at: https://www.nao.org.uk/code-audit-practice/council-accounts-a-guide-to-your-rights/

Bassetlaw District Council
Queen’s Buildings
Potter Street
Worksop
Notts. S80 2AH


Last Updated on Thursday, June 27, 2019