Notice Of Annual Governance & Accountability Return
June 10, 2020
NOTICE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS AND PUBLICATION OF ANNUAL GOVERNANCE & ACCOUNTABILITY RETURN
Accounts for the year ended 31st March 2020 Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 Sections 25, 26 and 27 The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/234)
The Council is required to prepare an Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR). The AGAR has been published approved by the Council at its meeting held on the 28th May 2020. A recording of this meeting, the AGAR and full accounts have been published on the Council’s website.
Any person interested has the right to inspect and make copies of the AGAR, the accounting records for the financial year to which it relates and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers, receipts and other documents relating to those records.
Due to the restrictions necessitated by the Covid-19 crisis, visits to the Council offices are only available by appointment. Wherever, practical requested information can be supplied using the internet or by post to Adam Harvey (Administration Manager).
Cramlington Town Council, Surveyors House, Cramlington, NE23 1DN Telephone: 01670 707831 Office Hours: Mon to Fri: 9.30am – 3.30pm Email – please use form on the Contact page on the website (cramlingtontowncouncil.gov.uk)
The Council has an open policy and will answer question throughout the year. However, the Regulations require the publication of a formal inspection period.
Inspection Period starts on the 15th June 2020 and ends on the 31st July 2020
Local government electors and their representatives also have the opportunity to question the appointed auditor about the accounting records and to make an objection which concerns a matter in respect of which the appointed auditor could either make a public interest report or apply to the court for a declaration that an item of account is unlawful. Written notice of an objection must first be given to the auditor and a copy sent to the Council.
The appointed auditor can be contacted at the following address for this purpose during the formal inspection period: PKF Littlejohn LLP (Ref: SBA Team), 15 Westferry Circus, Canary Wharf, London E14 4HD (firstname.lastname@example.org)
This notice is published by Bob Baker (Town Clerk) who is the Responsible Financial Officer.