Annual Return

Notice of Date of Commencement of Period for the Exercise of Public Rights

Accounts for the Year Ended 31st March 2017

The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No. 234)
The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014

1.    Date of announcement:  Wednesday 7th June 2017.

2.    Sections 26 and 27 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 provide for:
> Inspection:  Any persons 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 31 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 objections to the external auditor:  Local Government electors and their representatives have rights to:
      ~ Question the auditor about the accounts: 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 Peasedown St John 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 which you can apply to inspect the accounts:

     Tanya West – Parish Clerk & RFO
Beacon Hall
French Close
Peasedown St. John
Bath
BA2 8SN

Telephone:  01761 433686
Email:  clerk@peasedownstjohnparishcouncil.gov.uk

   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 Monday 12th June 2017
         and ending on Friday 21st July 2017

   5.   Your appointed auditor is:
               Barrie Morris
               Grant Thornton UK LLP
               Hartwell House
               55-61 Victoria Street
               Bristol
               BS1 6FT
               Telephone:  0117 305 7600


For more detailed guidance on electors' rights and the special powers of auditors, copies of the publication Council Accounts - A Guide to Your Rights are available from the National Audit Office website. 

Click here to download a copy of the unaudited 2016-17 Annual Return



Archive:
Click here to download a copy of the audited 2015-2016 Annual Return
Click here to download a copy of the audited 2014-2015 Annual Return
Click here to download a copy of the audited 2013-2014 Annual Return
Click here to download a copy of the audited 2012-2013 Annual Return
Click here to download a copy of the audited 2011-2012 Annual Return