Inspection of Accounts

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
Audit of accounts year ended 31 March 2017

Pursuant to the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 and the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015, notice is hereby given that:

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea’s accounts are subject to external audit by Andrew Sayers, Partner, KPMG LLP, 15 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5GL – email andrew.sayers@kpmg.co.uk. Members of the public and local government electors have certain rights in the audit process:

  1. From Monday 12 June 2017 until Friday 21 July 2017 between 10 am and 4 pm, Monday to Friday, any person may (under section 26 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014) inspect the accounts of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea for the year ended 31 March 2017 and certain related documents (comprising books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts) at the below address (contact Lubna Nasir, Chief Accountant on 020 7745 6651). They may also receive copies of the accounts and documents, although multiple copies will be charged for and an appointment may be required.
     
  2. From 10 am on Monday 12 June 2017 until 4 pm on Friday 21 July 2017, a local government elector for the area of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, or his/her representative, may ask the auditor questions about the accounts. Please contact the auditor at the address given above to make arrangements to ask any questions.
     
  3. From 10 am on Monday 12 June 2017 until 4 pm on Friday 21 July 2017, a local government elector for the area of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, or his/her representative, may object to the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea’s accounts asking that the auditor issue a report in the public interest or apply for a declaration that an item in the accounts is contrary to law (under section 27 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014).  Written notice of a proposed objection and the grounds on which it is made must be sent to the auditor at the address given above and copied to me at the address given below.

The status of the Statement of Accounts is unaudited and may therefore be subject to change during the above inspection period.

 

Dated: 1 June 2017

Kevin Bartle Director of Finance (CFO)

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
Kensington Town Hall
Hornton Street
London
W8 7NX