Notice of conclusion of audit
Public notice is hereby given that under regulation 16(1) of the Accounts and Audit (England) Regulations 2015, Grant Thornton UK LLP has completed the audit of the above accounts for the year ended 31 March 2019.
Grant Thornton UK LLP (the auditors) attended the authority meeting of 27 June 2019 detailing that they expected to issue an unqualified opinion, they have subsequently confirmed their unqualified opinion. On 30 July 2019, the auditors issued an unqualified conclusion on the authority’s arrangements for securing value for money as required by the Audit Commission’s Code of Practice and a certificate of completion of the audit of the financial statements. The auditor has not identified any issues of public interest to report under section 24 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014.
In accordance with section 25 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, any local government elector for the area may:
inspect and make copies of the statement of accounts
on payment of a fee of £8, ask the authority for a copy of the statement of accounts
make a copy of the appointed auditor's certificate
The statement of accounts is available for inspection by any local government elector for the area at Service Headquarters, The Godlands, Straw Mill Hill, Tovil, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 6XB, on weekdays (excluding public holidays) between 9am and 4pm. The statement of accounts can also be viewed or downloaded in PDF format.
Date: 30 July 2019