GMWDA Audit of Accounts Year ended 31 March 2017
The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014
The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015
Notice is hereby given under Regulation 15(2)(b) of the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 that from 5 June 2017 to 14 July 2017 between 9.00am and 5.00pm on weekdays any person may inspect, and make copies of the accounts and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers, receipts and other related documents of the Authority for the year ended 31st March 2017, as stipulated in Section 25 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014. The accounts and other documents will be available for inspection at 4th Floor, Metropolitan Place, Hobson Street, Oldham OL1 1TT by prior arrangement. Please telephone 0161 770 1700 to make an appointment. The accounts will also be available at www.gmwda.gov.uk.
During this period, a local government elector for any area to which the accounts relate, 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 Treasurer & Deputy Clerk of the Authority at the address below. Any objection must state the grounds on which the objection is being made and particulars of:
a) any item of account which is alleged to be contrary to law; and
b) any matter in respect of which it is proposed that the auditor could make a public interest report under section 24 of, and paragraph 1 of Schedule 7 to, the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014.
Objections should be addressed to the auditor, Grant Thornton UK LLP at 4 Hardman Street, Spinningfields, Manchester, M3 3EB
A guide to your rights can be found at https://www.nao.org.uk/code-audit-practice/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2015/12/Council-accounts-a-guide-to-your-rights.pdf
Dated: 31 May 2017
John Bland Treasurer & Deputy Clerk Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority
4th Floor Metropolitan Place
Oldham OL1 1TT