Notice of public rights

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Audit of Accounts year ended 31 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 Cheshire Fire Authority 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 Cheshire Fire Authority, Winsford, Cheshire, CW7 2UA by prior arrangement. Please telephone 01606 868700 to make an appointment. 

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 Treasurer, Cheshire Fire Authority, Winsford, Cheshire, 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 4 Hardman Square, Spinning Fields, Manchester, M3 3EB.

A guide to your rights can be found at: 

https://www.nao.org.uk/code-audit-practice/council-accounts-a-guide-to-your-rights

Date:  30th May 2019

Allan Rainford
Treasurer (Section 151 Officer)
Cheshire Fire Authority,
Winsford,
Cheshire.
CW7 2UA

Electronic copy of the accounts

The draft Statement of Accounts is available on our website - Electronic copy