Open Audit Notice for 2021

Notice of appointment of the date for the exercise of electors’ rights


Financial year ending 31 March 2021

  1. Date of announcement: 1st August 2021

  1. Each year the annual accounts are audited by the Auditor General for Wales. Prior to this date, any interested person has the opportunity to inspect and make copies of the accounts and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts etc relating to them for 20 working days on reasonable notice. For the year ended 31 March 2021, these documents will be available by appointment, on reasonable notice, on application to:

        The Clerk to the Council

        Council Office

        Williams Memorial Hall

        Main Road


        CF35 5HB

        between the hours of 10.00am and 12.00 on Monday to Friday

        commencing on: 20 August 2021 and ending on: 17 September 2021

  1. From 20 September 2021, until the audit has been completed, Local Government Electors and their representatives also have:

  • the right to question the Auditor General about the accounts.

  • the right to attend before the Auditor General and make objections to the accounts or any item in them. Written notice of an objection must first be given to the Auditor General. A copy of the written notice must also be given to the council.

The Auditor General can be contacted via: Community Council Audits, Audit Wales, 24 Cathedral Road Cardiff CF11 9LJ.

  1. The audit is being conducted under the provisions of the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2004, the Accounts and Audit (Wales) Regulations 2014 and the Auditor General for Wales’ Code of Audit Practice.

Ms M. Thomas, Clerk to Coychurch Lower Community Council                                                                                       1st August 2021

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