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Audit of Accounts Notice of Public Rights





The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015

The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014

The Accounts and Audit (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020


Notice is hereby given under Regulation 15(2)(b) of the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 that from 27 October to 7 December 2021 between 10.00am and 4.00pm on weekdays any person may inspect, and make copies of the accounts and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers, receipts and other related documents of the Council for the year ended 31 March 2021, as stipulated in Section 25 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014. Commercially confidential and personal information is exempt from inspection as provided for in Section 26(4) to 26(6) of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 in relation to. The accounts will be available for electronic inspection online

Due to the Town Hall operating on an appointment only basis due to Covid-19 requests to view documents in person cannot currently be accommodated.  Therefore, please email your requests to the Head of Financial Services at or telephone 02476 376104 if you wish to discuss specific requirements.  This is to ensure that your rights as an elector under the Act are not affected.

During this period, a local government elector for any area to which the accounts relate, or their representative, may question the auditor about the accounts, or make an objection to the accounts as set out in sections 26 and 27 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014.  Any objection, and the grounds on which it is made, must be sent to the auditor in writing, with a copy to Stephen Fitzgerald, Director of Finance, Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council, Town Hall, Coton Road, Nuneaton, CV11 5AA.  Any objection must state the grounds on which the objection is being made and particulars of:

  1.   any item of account which is alleged to be contrary to law; and
  2. any matter in respect of which it is proposed that the auditor could make a public interest report under section 24 of, and paragraph 1 of Schedule 7 to, the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014.

Objections should be addressed to the auditor, Grant Patterson, Grant Thornton UK LLP at The Colmore Building, 20 Colmore Circus, Birmingham, West Midlands, B4 6AT.

A guide to your rights can be found online

Last updated Tuesday, 26th October 2021

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