Public Inspection Notice - Statement of Accounts 2016/17

Notice of the Commencement of the Period for the Exercise of Public Rights
The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014
The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015

The period for the exercise of public rights commences on the 5 June 2017 and will conclude at 4pm on the 14 July 2017.

The following documents will be made available:

  • The Statement of Accounts
  • The Annual Governance Statement
  • The Narrative Report

The Councils accounts are subject to external audit by Steve Clark of Ernst and Young, No 1 Colmore Square, Birmingham, B4 6HQ.

  1. From 9.00am on 5 June 2017 to 4pm on 14 July 2017 any person may inspect the accounting records of the Council for the financial year to 31 March 2017, 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.

    Worcester City Council - Financial Services
    The Hive,
    Sawmill Walk,
    The Butts,
    Worcester, WR1 3PB
     
  2. From 9.00am on 5 June 2017 to 4pm on 14 July 2017 at the request of a local government elector, the local auditor must give the elector, or any representative of the elector, an opportunity to question the auditor about the accounting records of the Council.
  3. From 9.00am on 5 June 2017 until the conclusion of the audit process a local government elector for the area of the Council or his/her representative may object to the Council’s accounts asking that the auditor issue a report in the public interest or apply for a declaration that an item of account is unlawful under section 28 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014. Written notice of the proposed objection and the grounds on which it will be made must be sent to the auditor at the address given above and also copied to the Council at the address given below.

Clive Whereat
Corporate Director Resources
Worcester City Council
The Guildhall
Worcester WR1 2EY