Viewing the accounts

Audit of accounts year ended 31 March 2016

Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, sections 25 - 28

Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 Regulations 10, 14 and 15


Our accounts are subject to external audit by:

John Cornett, KPMG LLP (UK)
St Nicholas House
Park Row
Nottingham
NG1 6FQ

Members of the public and local government electors have certain rights in the audit process:

  1. From 6 June 2016 to 15 July 2016 between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday 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) by appointment made either by email: paul.stone3@derbyshire.gov.uk, or by tel: 01629 539239 or at the address below. They may also make copies of the accounts and documents.

  2. From 10am on 6 June 2016 to 15 July 2016 inclusive, 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 10am on 6 June 2016 to 15 July 2016 inclusive, 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 27 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014) and/or apply to the court for a declaration that an item in the accounts is contrary to law (under section 28 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014). Written notice of a proposed objection and the grounds on which it is made must be sent to the auditor at the address given above and copied to John McElvaney, Director of Legal Services, at the following address:

    Derbyshire County Council
    County Hall
    Matlock
    Derbyshire
    DE4 3AG

For more information, please contact Paul Stone, email: paul.stone3@derbyshire.gov.uk or tel: 01629 539239.

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