Spelthorne Borough Council

Audit of Accounts year ended 31 March 2016

Audit Commission Act 1998, sections 15 - 16

Accounts and Audit Regulations 2011

Regulations 9 - 10,21 - 25

The Council's accounts are subject to external audit by KPMG,    12th floor, 15 Canada Square, London E14 5GL. Members of the public and local government electors have certain rights in the audit process:

1.    From 1 July 2016 to 31 July 2016 between 9.00 am and  4.30 pm any person may inspect the accounts of the Council for the year ended 31 March 2016 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.

2.    From 10.00 am on 25 July 2016 until the conclusion of the audit process, a local government elector for the area of the Council, or his/her representative, may ask the auditor questions about the accounts.  Please contact the auditor at the address given above to make arrangements to ask any questions.

3.    From 10.00 am on 25 July 2016 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 (under section 8 of the Audit Commission Act 1998) and/or apply to the court for a declaration that an item in the accounts is contrary to law (under section 17 of the Audit Commission Act 1998).  Written notice of a proposed objection and the grounds on which it is made must be sent to the auditor (c/o Neil Hewitson, Director) at the address given above and copied to me at the address given below.

Dated : 1 July 2016

Terry Collier,

Chief Finance Officer

Spelthorne Borough Council

Civic Offices, Knowle Green

Staines upon Thames

TW18 1XB