Fordbridge Town Council

Fordbridge Town Council

Fordbridge Town Council
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FORDBRIDGE TOWN COUNCIL


NOTICE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS AND PUBLICATION OF UNAUDITED ANNUAL GOVERNANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY RETURN


ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31ST MARCH 2017


The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 Sections 26 and 27 The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/234)


Each year the Town Council's Annual Governance and Accountability Return needs to be reviewed by an external auditor appointed by Smaller Authorities' Audit Appointments Ltd. The unaudited Annual Governance and Accountability Return have been published with this notice (click here). As it has yet to be reviewed by the appointed auditor, it is subject to change as a result of that review.

Any person interested has the right to inspect and make copies of the accounting records for the financial year for which the audit relates and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers, receipts and other documents relating to those records must be made available for inspection by any person interested. For the year ended 31st March 2018 these documents will be available on reasonable notice by application to;


Neil Millard, Clerk to the Council,
Fordbridge Town Council,
The Fordbridge Centre,
Nineacres Drive, Fordbridge,
Birmingham, B37 5DD
0121 770 0001
fordbridgetc@gmail.com


commencing on Monday 18th June 2018 and ending on Friday 27th July 2018


Local government electors and their representatives also have:


  • The opportunity to question the appointed auditor about the accounting records; and
  • The right 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 external auditor and a copy sent to the Town Council.

  • The appointed auditor can be contacted at the address given below for this purpose between the above dates only.

    The Town Council's Annual Governance and Accountability Return is subject to review by the appointed auditor under the provisions of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 and the National Audit Office's Code of Audit Practice 2015. The appointed auditor is:

    PKF Littlejohn LLP (Ref: SBA Team)
    1 Westferry Circus,
    Canary Wharf,
    London, E14 4HD
    sba@pkf-littlejohn.com


    HEREBY DATED THIS 15TH DAY OF JUNE 2018

    NEIL MILLARD

    CLERK TO THE COUNCIL


    LOCAL AUTHORITY ACCOUNTS: A SUMMARY OF YOUR RIGHTS (Click here)



    Welcome to the Fordbridge Town Council website.

    The website will hopefully provide you with a wealth of information and regular updates regarding the work of the Council and its service to the community. The Council hopes that this will help local people understand more about the Town Council, how it works and how it makes decisions and spends money.

    The site also includes amongst other things the following features:-

    Please use the links on the left hand side of the page to navigate around the site, we hope that you find the information useful and readily available. Please remember to visit this site frequently as the information will be regularly updated. If you have any events which you wish to have included on the Events & Notices page please contact the Clerk.

    The decisions which affect the people of Fordbridge are made at Council meetings. These meetings are open to the public and a period of time near the start of the meeting is set aside for members of the public to make comments or ask questions.

    The Council will be delighted to see more members of the public at its meetings which is another opportunity to find out more about the workings of the Council.

    The Council hopes to expand the website in the near future to provide more information and photographs. We will be delighted to hear what you think about the website and suggestions for how it could be improved and expanded.

    If you want to find out more about the Council or how your money is spent please do not hesitate to contact the Clerk to the Council.

    Website last updated - 17 November 2017