Public Inspection Notice – Annual Accounts 2021/22
SURREY COUNTY COUNCIL
AUDIT AND INSPECTION OF ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 March 2022
Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014
Accounts and Audit (England) Regulations 2015
NOTICE is given that from 13 July 2022 to 23 August 2022 between 9.00am and 4.30pm Mondays to Fridays, any person interested may on reasonable notice inspect and make copies of the accounts of the above named Council for the year ended 31 March 2022 and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts, except as provided for in Section 26(4) to 26(6) of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 in relation to commercially confidential and personal information. The accounts and other documents will be available for inspection; application should be made initially via the email address below.
NOTICE is given that from 13 July 2022 to 23 August 2022 the auditor, at the request of a local government elector for the Council's area will give the elector or their representative an opportunity to question them about the accounts.
NOTICE is given that from 13 July 2022 to 23 August 2022, any such elector may make objections to the auditor, under section 27 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, relating to any matter where the auditor could take action under:
- Section 28 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, namely, to apply to the court for a declaration that an item in the accounts is contrary to law, and/or
- Section 24 and paragraph 1 of Schedule 7 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, namely, to make a report in the public interest.
No objection may be made unless the auditor has previously received written notice of the proposed objection, specifying the facts on which the objector relies and the grounds on which the objection is being made. A copy of that written notice must also be sent to the Council at the email address below.
NOTICE is given that the auditor is Grant Thornton UK LLP of 30 Finsbury Square, London, EC2A 1AG, to whom any questions and notices of objection should be addressed.
Strategic Finance Business Partner (Corporate)
Surrey County Council, Woodhatch Place,11 Cockshot Hill, Reigate, RH2 8EF