Notice of Audit 2015 16 and Website Notice

Notice of Audit 2015 16

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE AND CITY OF NOTTINGHAM FIRE AUTHORITY

PUBLICATION AND AUDIT OF ACCOUNTS YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2016

Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 Regulations 14 & 15

Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 Regulations 26, 27 & 28

In accordance with the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 regulation 15, I hereby publish the Authority's Statement of Accounts 2015/16. These Accounts are unaudited and may be subject to change.

The audited Statement of Accounts 2015/16 will be published on this website by 30 September 2016 and will include the audit opinion.

The Authority's accounts are subject to external audit by Andrew Cardoza CPFA, for and on behalf of KPMG LLP,  One Snowhill, Snow Hill Queensway, Birmingham, B4 6GH. Members of the public and local government electors have certain rights in the audit process:

  1. From 1 July 2016 to 11 August 2016 between 9.00 am and 4.00 pm any person may inspect the accounts of the Authority for the year ended 31 March 2016 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. Any person wishing to make such an inspection of the accounts must contact the Nottinghamshire and City of Nottingham Fire Authority to make an appointment by telephoning 0115 967 0880 and asking for the Head of Finance.
  2. From 1 July 2016 to 11 August 2016, a local government elector within the area of the Authority, or his/her representative, may ask the auditor questions about the accounts.  Any person wishing to ask such questions must contact the auditor at the address given above to make arrangements.
  3. From 1 July 2016 to 11 August 2016, a local government elector within the area of the Authority, or his/her representative, may make an objection about the accounts to the auditor concerning a matter in respect of which the auditor could make a public interest report or concerning an item of account that he/she thinks is contrary to law.  Written notice of a proposed objection and the grounds on which it is made must be sent to the auditor at the address given above and copied to me at the address given below.

Dated 30 June 2016

Neil Timms

Treasurer to the Nottinghamshire and City of Nottingham Fire Authority

Fire and Rescue Headquarters

Bestwood Lodge

Arnold

Nottingham

NG5 8PD

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