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

Portskewett Community Council
Financial year ended 31 March 2020

  1. Date of announcement 14th September 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:
    54 Main Road, Portskewett, Caldicot, Monmouthshire, NP26 5SA
    between the hours of 2pm and 5pm on Monday to Thursday
    commencing on 28th September 2020
    and ending on 23rd October 2020
  3. From 26th October 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.