NOTICE: MERSEYSIDE WASTE DISPOSAL AUTHORITY: AUDIT OF ACCOUNTS – NOTICE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS (LOCAL AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT 2014 and THE ACCOUNTS AND AUDIT REGULATIONS 2015) *As amended by THE ACCOUNTS AND AUDIT (CORONAVIRUS) (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS 2020
NOTICE is given that the unaudited statement of accounts for the year ended 31 March 2020 has been published on the Authority’s website at https://www.merseysidewda.gov.uk/finance-transparency/statement-of-accounts/ and below. The statement of accounts is unaudited and may be subject to change. NOTICE is given that from 1 September to 12 October 2020 between 9.30 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. Mondays to Fridays, any person interested may on reasonable notice inspect and make copies of the accounts of the above named Authority for the year ended 31 March 2020 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 for inspection at the offices at which they are normally kept, or otherwise by arrangement; application should be made initially at the address below.
NOTICE is given from 1 September to 12 October 2020 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. NOTICE is given that from 1 September to 12 October 2020, 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: (A) 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 (B) 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. NOTICE is given that the auditor is Grant Thornton UK LLP, Royal Liver Building, Liverpool, L3 1PS, direct dial 0151 224 7200, to whom any questions and notices of objection should be addressed.
Peter Williams. Director of Finance, MRWA, 7th Floor No1 Mann Island, Liverpool, L3 1BP