Notice of date for exercise of electors' rights

Financial year ending 31 March 2021

  1. Date of announcement 28 June 2021
  2. Each year the annual accounts are audited by the Auditor General for wales. Prior to this date, any interested person has the opportunity to inspect and make copies of the accounts and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts etc. relating to them for 20 working days on reasonable notice. For the year ended 31 March 2021, these documents will be available on reasonable notice on application to:
    between the hours of 9:30 and 16:30 on Monday to Friday
    commencing on 20 August 2021
    and ending on 17 September 2021
  3. From 20 September 2021 until the audit has been completed, Local Government Electors and their representatives also have:
    • the right to question the Auditor general about the accounts. The Auditor General can be contacted via BDO LLP, Arcadia House, Maritime Walk, Ocean Village, Southampton SO14 3TL; and
    • the right to attend before the Auditor General and make objections to the accounts or any item in them. Written notice of an objection must first be given to the Auditor General via BDO LLP, Arcadia House, Maritime Walk, Ocean Village, Southampton SO14 3TL. A copy of the written notice must be given to the council.
  4. The audit is being conducted under the provisions of the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2004, the Accounts and Audit (Wales) Regulations 2014 and the Auditor General for Wales' Code of Audit Practice.