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Exercise of Public Rights





Accounts for the year ended 31st March 2022


Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 Sections 26 and 27,

The Accounts and Audit (England) Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/234)



  1. Date of announcement:  17th June 2022

  2. Each year the smaller authority’s Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) needs to be reviewed by an external auditor appointed by Smaller Authorities’ Audit Appointments Limited.  The unaudited AGAR has been published with this notice.  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 to 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 an person interested.  For the year ended 31 March 2022 these documents will be available on reasonable notice on application to:

    Angela Thornton (Parish Clerk)
    The Granary

Wash Lane

tel:                                                 01953 887830

Commencing on:                           20th June 2022

and ending on                               29th July 2022


  1. 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 auditor and a copy sent to the smaller authority.

The appointed auditor can be contacted at the address in paragraph 4 below for this purposed between the above dates only.

  1. The smaller authority’s AGAR is subject to review by the appointed auditor under the provisions of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, the Accounts and Audit (England) 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 (,


  1. This announcement is made by:  Angela Thornton – Parish Clerk/RFO

Audit of Accounts 

24 June 2018

The Parish Council's Accounts for 2017/18 have been sent to the Auditors. Electors have until 3 August to ask to inspect  the accounts