Notice of Conclusion of Audit for Year Ending March 2017

Allington Parish Council



The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015(SI 2015No.234)

The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014


1.Date of announcement Monday 18September2017

2.Notice of conclusion of audit and publication of accounts.The audit of the authority’s accounts for the above year has been concluded on 5 September 2017by Grant Thornton UK LLP.The Annual Governance Statement, Accounting Statements and the External Auditor Certificate and the report (the Annual Return), have been published.Copies of documents are available for purchase by any person on payment of a reasonable sum. Documents will remain available for public access for a period of not less than 5 years from the date of this notice.

3.Sections 25of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 providesforthe exercise of public rights to inspect the statement of accounts: Local Government Electors and their representatives have rights to make copies of:othe accounting statements,othe external auditor’s opinion and certificate of completion,oany public interest report relating to the authority, andoany recommendation relating to the authority.For the year ended 31 March 2017these documents will be available on reasonable notice on application to the person in paragraph 4 below.

4.Person to which you can apply to inspect the accountsand availability:Parish Clerk Mrs Sharon Milne12 Park Road, Allington.Email: APPLICATION TO INSPECT ACCOUNTS MUST MADE IN WRITING / EMAIL PLEASE Inspection of accountswill beby appointment only

5.Signature and name of person giving Notice on behalf of the authorityMrs Sharon Milne Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer

For more detailed guidance on electors’ rights and the special powers of auditors,copies of the publication Council Accounts A Guide to Your Rights are available from the National Audit Office website