Audit of Accounts - year ended 31 March 2020

Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 
Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 Regulations

The Council's accounts are subject to external audit by BDO LLP, 55 Baker Street, London, W1U 7EU. Members of the public and local government electors have certain rights in the audit process:

1. From 3 August 2020 to 13 September 2020 between 9.00 am and 4.00 pm any person may inspect the accounts to be audited and books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts relating to them at the address given below.  They may also make copies of the accounts and documents.

The Civic Centre is currently closed to general visitors, but if you wish to inspect the accounts, please call our offices on 01932 838383 or email finance@runnymede.gov.uk to make an appointment.

2. From 3 August 2020 to 13 September 2020 between 9.00 am and 4.00 pm, 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 3 August 2020 to 13 September 2020 between 9.00 am and 4.00 pm, 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 (c/o Leigh Lloyd-Thomas, Partner, Public Sector Assurance), at the address given above and copied to me at the address given below.

From 3 August 2020, a full set of the draft financial statements will be found on the Council's website.

Dated 30 July 2020

Peter McKenzie

Assistant Chief Executive & Responsible Financial Officer

Runnymede Borough Council

Runnymede Civic Centre, Station Road, Addlestone, Surrey, KT15 2AH