Notice of date appointed for the exercise of electors' rights under the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2004

Published: 30 July 2020

Langstone Community Council

Financial year ended 31 March 2020

1. Date of announcement: 30th July 2020

2. Each year the annual accounts are audited by the Auditor General for Wales. Prior to this date, any interested person has the opportunity to inspect and make copies of the accounts and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts etc. relating to them for 20 working days on reasonable notice. For the year ended 31 March 2020, these documents will be available on reasonable notice on application to:

The Clerk

Langstone Community Council

Merlin House

Priory Way

Langstone

Newport NP18 2HJ

· between the hours of 10am and 4pm on Monday to Wednesday

commencing on 1st September 2020

and ending on 28th September 2020

3. From 29th September 2020 until the audit has been completed, Local Government Electors and their representatives also have:

· the right to question the Auditor General about the accounts. The Auditor General can be contacted via BDO and

· the right to attend before the Auditor General and make objections to the accounts or any item in them. Written notice of an objection must first be given to the Auditor General via BDO. A copy of the written notice must also be given to the council.

· BDO can be contacted at: BDO LLP, Arcadia House, Maritime Walk, Ocean Village, Southampton, SO14 3TL

4. The audit is being conducted under the provisions of the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2004, the Accounts and Audit (Wales) Regulations 2014 and the Auditor General for Wales’ Code of Audit Practice.