Statement of Accounts 2016/17 – Notice of Public Rights


Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority

AUDIT OF ACCOUNTS YEAR ENDED 31ST MARCH 2017
NOTICE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS

The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015
Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014

Notice is hereby given under Regulation 15(2) (b) of the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 that from 12th June 2017 between 9.30am and 4.30pm 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 2016, as stipulated in Section 25 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014.

The accounts and other documents will be available for inspection at 7th Floor, No.1 Mann Island, Liverpool L3 1BP by prior arrangement. Please Tel: 0151 255 1444 to make an appointment. The accounts is also available for download – Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority – Statement of Accounts 2016/17 (pdf – 4mb).

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 to the Authority, Peter Williams, 7th Floor, No.1 Mann Island, Liverpool, L3 1BP. Any objection must state the grounds on which the objection is being made and particulars of:

(i) any item of account which is alleged to be contrary to law; and
(ii) 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 the Royal Liver Building, Liverpool, L3 1PS

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

Date: 19th May, 2017
Peter Williams, Treasurer
Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority
7th Floor, No.1 Mann Island
Liverpool
Merseyside, L3 1BP