AUDIT OF ACCOUNTS NOTICE
Audit of accounts year ended 31st March 2019
Notice of Public Rights
The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015
Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014
Notice is hereby given under Regulation 15(2)(b) of the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 that from Thursday 30th May 2019 to Wednesday 10th July 2019 between 10:00am and 4:00pm on weekdays any person may inspect, and make copies of the accounts and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers, receipts and other related documents of the Commissioner and Chief Constable for the year ended 31st March 2019, as stipulated in Section 25 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014. The accounts and other documents will be available for inspection at Clemonds Hey, Oakmere Road, Winsford, CW7 2UA by prior arrangement. Please contact the auditor at the address given below to make arrangements to ask any questions.
During this period, a local government elector for any area to which the accounts relate, or their representative, may question the auditor about the accounts, or make an objection to the accounts as set out in sections 26 and 27 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014. Any objection, and the grounds on which it is made, must be sent to the auditor in writing, with a copy to the Head of Finance, Clemonds Hey, Oakmere Road, Winsford, CW7 2UA. Any objection must state the grounds on which the objection is being made and particulars of:
i) any item of account which is alleged to be contrary to law; and
ii) any matter in respect of which it is proposed that the auditor could make a public interest report under section 24 of, and paragraph 1 of Schedule 7 to, the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014.
Objections should be addressed to the auditor, Grant Thornton UK LLP at The Colmore Building, Colmore Circus, Birmingham, B4 6AT.
A guide to your rights can be found the NAO website.
Date: 30th May 2019
Head of Finance, Operations and Governance,
Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner for Cheshire,
Grappenhall Road, Stockton Heath, Warrington, WA4 2AF