THE NORTHAMPTONSHIRE COMMISSIONER FIRE AND RESCUE AUTHORITY – AUDIT OF ACCOUNTS – NOTICE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS

THE NORTHAMPTONSHIRE COMMISSIONER FIRE AND RESCUE AUTHORITY – AUDIT OF ACCOUNTS – NOTICE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS

Audit Commission Act 1988

Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015

Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014

A draft, unaudited set of financial accounts for the year to 31 March 2019 are available by following the link below. These accounts remain subject to change prior to final sign-off.

Northamptonshire Commissioner Fire and Rescue Authority (NCFRA) (Available from close of business on 31/5/19)

NOTICE is given that between 1st June and 12th July 2019 (inclusive) any interested party will have the opportunity to inspect the accounts of the Northamptonshire Commissioner Fire and Rescue Authority Statement of Accounts for the 2018/19 financial year (for the period 1/1/19 to 31/3/19). Inspection can be undertaken between the hours of 10.00am and 4.00pm; Monday to Friday and make copies of all related books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts and other documents relating to them (please note, copies of all, or any part of the accounts, or those documents referred to above may be subject to payment of a copying charge).

If you wish to inspect the accounts, please contact us and we will arrange for you to view them. Applications should be made initially to Martin Savage, Local Government Shared Services (LGSS). Please contact tel. no: 01604 362705 or email:  msavage@northamptonshire.gov.uk.

During this period a local government elector (or their representative) may question the Auditor about the accounts, or make an objection to the accounts as set out in sections 26 and 27 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014. Any objection and the grounds on which it is made must be sent to the Auditor in writing, with a copy to the Chief Finance Officer to:

Mr Neil Harris, EY LLP 400 Capability Green, Luton, Bedfordshire LU1 3LU

The auditor is available during this time to respond to questions and can be contacted at the following address:

Helen King, Chief Finance Officer, Northamptonshire Commissioner Fire and Rescue Authority, Police Force Headquarters, Wootton Hall, Northampton, NN4 0JQ

Dated: 1st May 2019