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2022/23 Accounts Public Inspection Notice

Audit of accounts year ended 31 march 2023 notice of public rights

The Accounts and Audit local Regulations 2015 Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014

Notice is hereby given under Regulation 15 of the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 that from 1 June to 14 June 2023 (inclusive) between 10am and 4pm, Monday to Friday any person may inspect, and make copies of the accounts and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers, receipts and other related documents of the Council for the year ended 31 March 2023, as stipulated in section 25 and 26 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014. The accounts and other documents will be available for inspection at the Finance Department, Ballard House, West Hoe Road, Plymouth, PL1 3BJ by prior appointment. The accounts are also available on the Council’s website.

The Statement of Accounts are unaudited and may be subject to change.

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 section 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 Chief Finance Officer at the Council. Any objection must state the grounds on which the objection is being made and particulars of:

  1. any item of account which is alleged to be contrary to the law; and
  2. any matter in respect of which it is proposed that the auditor could make a public interest report under section 24 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014.

Objections should be addressed to the auditor, Grant Thornton UK LLP, 110 Bishopsgate, London, EC2N 4AY and a copy sent to the Chief Finance Officer at the address below.

David Northey

Interim Service Director for Finance and Section 151 Officer Plymouth City Council

Ballard House West Hoe Road Plymouth