NOTICE OF DATE OF COMMENCEMENT OF PERIOD FOR THE EXERCISE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2017

The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014

The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (Sl 2015/o. 234)

1. Date of announcement:    04 June 2017    2.   Sections 26 and 27 of the Local Audit and accountability Act 2014 provide for: • Inspection: Any person interested may inspect and make copies of the Annual Return and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts, etc. relating to them. For the year ended 31st March 2017 these documents will be available during the period specified in paragraph 4 on reasonable notice on application to the person in paragraph 3 below.

• Questions and objectives to the external auditor: Local Government Electors and their representatives have rights to:

• question the auditor about the accounting records: and

• object to the accounts or any item in them. Written notice of an objection must be given to the external auditor and a copy sent to the Parish Council. Objections must concern a matter of which the external auditor could make a public interest report or apply for a declaration that an item of account is unlawful.   The auditor can be contacted at the address in paragraph 5 below for this purpose

3. Person to whom you can apply to inspect the accounts

Bill Banner Clerk 25 The Green Radcliffe-on-Trent Nottingham NG12 2LA

Telephone: 0115 933 5921 E-mail: billbanner@onetel.com

4. Any rights of inspection, objection, and questioning of the auditor may only be exercised within a single period of 30 working days:

Commencing on 05 June 2017 and ending 14 July 2017

5. The appointed auditor is: Mark Heap Grant Thornton UK LLP Royal Liver Building Liverpool L3 1PS  Tel 0151 224 7200

Bill Banner  Clerk to the Council

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