Public inspection notice for the 2022/23 annual accounts
Notice of the Commencement of the Period for the Exercise of Public Rights
- The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 (sections 26-27)
- The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (regulation 15)
Notice is hereby given that the unaudited statement of accounts for the year ended 31 March 2023 has been published on the council’s website
The statement of accounts is unaudited and may be subject to change.
Notice is given that from 1 June to 12 July 2023 between 10am and 4pm Mondays to Fridays (excluding public holidays), any person interested or any journalist (any person who produces for publication journalistic material, whether paid to do so or otherwise) may on reasonable notice inspect and make copies of the accounts of Wyre Council for the year ended 31 March 2023 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 address below, or otherwise by arrangement.
Notice is given that from 1 June to 12 July 2023 the auditor, at the request of a local government elector for the council’s area, will give the elector or his representative an opportunity to question him about the accounts.
Notice is given that from 1 June to 12 July 2023, any such 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 a report in the public interest
No objection may be made unless the auditor has previously received written notice of the proposed objection, specifying the facts on which the objector relies and the grounds on which the objection is being made.
The written notice of objections should be addressed to Paul Hewitson, Deloitte LLP, One Trinity Gardens, Broad Chare, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2HF. A copy of the notice of objection must also be sent to Paul Thompson, Chief Finance Officer at the address shown below.PC James (CPFA) Corporate Director Resources (S.151 Officer) Wyre Council Civic Centre Breck Road Poulton-le-Fylde
Corporate Director Resources (s151 Officer)
Clare James (CPFA)Address: Wyre Council Civic Centre