|Notice of appointment of date for the exercise of public rights|
|Accounts for the year ended 31st March 2023|
The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, and
The Accounts and Audit (England) Regulations 2015 (SI 234)
|1. Date of announcement: 27th June 2023 (a)||(a) Insert date of placing of this notice on your website.|
|2. Any person interested has the right to inspect and make copies of the accounts to be audited and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts relating to them. For the year ended 31 March 2023 these documents will be available on reasonable notice on application to:|
(b) Ian Morris, Chief Officer, Peterlee Town Council
Shotton Hall, Peterlee, SR8 2PH
|(b) Insert name, position and contact details of the Clerk or other person to whom any person may apply to inspect the accounts.|
|commencing on (c) 28th June 2023||.|
|and ending on (d) 8th August 2023||(c )And
(d)The inspection period must be 30 working days in total and commence no later than 3 July 2023.
|3. Local Government Electors and their representatives also have:|
|· the opportunity to question the auditor about the accounts; and|
|· the right to make objections to the accounts or any item in them. Written notice of an objection must first be given to the auditor and a copy sent to the Authority (f).
The auditor can be contacted at the address in paragraph 4 below for this purpose during the inspection period at 2 above.
|4. The auditor’s limited assurance review is being conducted under the provisions of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, the Accounts and Audit (England) Regulations 2015 and the National Audit Office’ Code of Audit Practice. Your review is being carried out by:
Mazars LLP, The Corner, Bank Chambers, 26 Mosley Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1DF
|5. This announcement is made by (e)) Ian Morris, Chief Officer
|(e) Insert name and position of person placing the notice|
The unaudited Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) for 2022/23 is available for download here: link to unaudited AGAR 2022/23