From 8.45 am on 27 August to 4 pm on 8 October 2020:-
Any person may inspect the accounting records of the Council for the financial year to 31 March 2020, and certain related documents (comprising books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts) at the address given below. They may also make copies of the accounts and documents. Applications to inspect the accounts should be made to Richard Bull, Corporate Finance Manager, Corporate Services, Tendring District Council, Town Hall, Station Road, Clacton on Sea, Essex, CO15 1SE Tel (01255) 686525, email email@example.com.
A local government elector for the area of the Council, or his or her representative, may ask the auditor questions about the accounts. Please contact the auditor (BDO LLP of 16 The Havens, Ransomes Europark, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 9SJ) to make arrangements to ask any questions.
A local government elector for the area of the Council or his/her representative may object to the Council’s accounts (under section 27 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014) asking that the auditor issue a report in the public interest or apply for a declaration that an item of account is unlawful under section 28 of the Local Audit an Accountability Act 2014. Written notice of the proposed objection and the grounds on which it will be made must be sent to the auditor at the address given above and also copied to the Council at the address given below. Any written notice of objection must state:
a) The facts on which the local elector relies;
b) The grounds on which the objection is being made; and
c) So far as is possible, 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 above Act.
A comprehensive guide to your rights can be found at https://www.nao.org.uk/code-auditpractice/council-accounts-a-guide-to-your-rights/
Dated 26 August 2020
Mr R Barrett
Assistant Director Finance and IT
Tendring District Council
CLACTON ON SEA