MERSEYSIDE WASTE DISPOSAL AUTHORITY
AUDIT OF ACCOUNTS – NOTICE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS
(LOCAL AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT 2014 and
THE ACCOUNTS AND AUDIT REGULATIONS 2015)
NOTICE is given that:
(i) The unaudited Statement of Accounts for the year ended 31st March 2018 has been published on the Authority’s website at: http://www.merseysidewda.gov.uk/finance-transparency/statement-of-accounts/ . The Statement of Accounts is unaudited and may be subject to change.
(ii) From 31st May to 11th July 2018 between 9.30 am and 4.30 pm, Mon-Fri, any person interested may, on reasonable notice, inspect and make copies of the accounts for the year ended 31st March 2018 and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts, except as provided for in Section 26(4) to 26(6) of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 in relation to commercially confidential and personal information. The accounts and other documents will be available at the offices at which they are normally kept, or otherwise by arrangement; application should be made initially at the address below.
(iii) From 31st May to 11th July 2018 the auditor, at the request of a local government elector for the Authority’s area, will give the elector or his representative an opportunity to question him about the accounts.
(iv) From 31st May to 11th July 2018, any such elector may make objections to the auditor, under Section 27 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, relating to any matter where the auditor could take action under:
• Section 28 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, namely, to apply to the court for a declaration that an item in the accounts is contrary to law, and/or
• Section 24 and paragraph 1 of Schedule 7 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, namely, to make a report in the public interest.
No objection may be made unless the auditor has previously received written notice of the proposed objection, specifying the facts on which the objector relies and the grounds on which the objection is being made. A copy of that written notice must also be sent to the Authority at the address below.
The auditor is Grant Thornton UK LLP, Royal Liver Building, Liverpool, L3 1PS, Tel: 0151 224 7200, to whom any questions and notices of objection should be addressed.
Peter Williams, Director of Finance
Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority
7th Floor, No1 Mann Island, Liverpool, L3 1BP
The Authority’s Audited Statement of Accounts for 2017/18 is below as a downloadable PDF:
An archive of the Authority’s Statement of Accounts is below. These accounts have been audited and adopted by the Authority.