Audit of our accounts
Audit of accounts for year ended 31 March 2020
Notice of public rights
The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015
The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014
The Accounts and Audit (Coronavirus) Amendment Regulations 2020
This notice is given under Regulation 15(2)(b) of the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (as amended for the Accounts and Audit (Coronavirus) Amendment Regulations 2020).
Each year the London Borough of Lewisham accounts are audited and any person interested has the opportunity to inspect and make copies of the accounts and all relevant documents, as stipulated in Section 25 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014.
For the year ended 31 March 2020 these documents will be available on application to:
Core Accounting Team, 5th Floor, Laurence House, Catford, London, SE6 4RU.
The accounts will be available between 10am and 4pm weekdays from Monday 17 August 2020 to Monday 28 September 2020.
Any electors wishing to visit the office in person, please book an appointment using the above e-mail address.
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 at the address below, with a copy to the London Borough of Lewisham at the address above. Any objection must state the grounds on which the objection is being made and particulars of:
- any item of account which is alleged to be contrary to law; and
- 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.
The audit is being carried out by:
Paul Grady, Director, Grant Thornton UK LLP, 110 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AY.
The audit will be conducted under the provisions of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 and the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (as amended for the Accounts and Audit (Coronavirus) Amendment Regulations 2020).
Draft statement of accounts 2019–20
Please note that these accounts are unaudited and may be subject to change.