BASILDON BOROUGH COUNCIL
Notice of Public Rights at Audit
The Council's accounts are subject to external audit by BDO LLP of 16 The Havens, Ransomes Europark, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 9SJ.
From 17 June 2020 to 28 July 2020, the accounting records and related documents of the Council for the year ended 31 March 2020 will be available for inspection in exercise of the rights of interested parties under section 26 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 (Legistation.gov.uk - Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014).
These rights are as follows:
Note that section 26 contains prohibitions on inspecting any part of a record or document containing information that is protected on the grounds of commercial confidentiality or that contains personal information.
Any persons wishing to exercise their rights of inspection should give at least 24 hours' notice to Corporate Finance (01268 207899) or firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a visit.
During the inspection period, local electors (or their representative) have the following rights under the 2014 Act:
Note that section 27 requires written notice of a proposed objection and the grounds on which it is being made to be sent to the auditor and copied to the Council. Written notices must comply with the requirements of regulation 17 of the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (Legistation.gov.uk - The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015).
Owen Sparks - Assistant Director - Resources (Section 151 Officer)
Basildon Borough Council, Basildon Centre, St Martin's Square, Basildon, Essex. SS14 1DL.