Statement of Accounts

LONDON  BOROUGH OF SUTTON

AUDIT OF ACCOUNTS - NOTICE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS

LOCAL AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT 2014 and ACCOUNTS AND AUDIT REGULATIONS 2015

NOTICE is given that the unaudited statement of accounts for the year ended 31st March 2019 have been published on the Council’s website. The statement of accounts is unaudited and may be subject to change.

NOTICE is given that for a period of 30 working days between the 3rd June to the 12th July 2019 between 10am and 4pm Monday to Friday, any person interested may on reasonable notice and by prior arrangement may inspect and make copies of the accounts of the above named Council for the year ended 31st March 2019 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 at the offices at which they are normally kept. Application should be made at the address below.

NOTICE is given that from the 3rd June to the 12th July the auditor, at the request of a local  government elector for the Council’s area, by prior arrangement, will give the elector or his representative an opportunity to question the auditor in relation to  the accounts.

NOTICE is given that from the 3rd June to the 12th July, any 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 to make a report in the public interest.

NOTICE is given that the Council’s auditor is Iain Murray, Grant Thornton UK LLP, 30 Finsbury Square, London EC2P 2YU. Email: iain.g.murray@uk.gt.com, Direct line 020 7728 3328, to whom any questions and notices of objection should be addressed.

Richard Simpson
Interim Strategic Director - Resources
London Borough of Sutton
Civic Offices
St Nicholas Way
Sutton
SM1 1EA

Contact:
Victoria Goddard
Assistant Director, Resources Directorate (Shared Finance Service for Sutton and Kingston)
Tel: 020 8770 4652 or 020 8547 5571
e-mail: victoria.goddard@sutton.gov.uk