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Audit Of Accounts 2017-2018 : Notice Of Public Rights



Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015, Regulations 14 & 15

Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 Regulations 26, 27 & 28

The Authority’s accounts are subject to external audit by Andrew Cardoza, for and on behalf of KPMG LLP of One Snowhill, Snow Hill Queensway, Birmingham, B4 6GH. Members of the public and local government electors have certain rights in the audit process:

From 1st June 2018 to 12th July 2018 (Monday to Friday) between 9.30am and 4.30pm any person may inspect the accounts of Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Authority for the year ended 31st March 2018 and certain related documents (comprising books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts) at the address given below.  They may also make copies of the accounts and documents.

From 10am on 1st June 2018 to 14th June 2018, a local government elector for the area of the Fire & Rescue Authority, 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.

From 10am on 1st June 2018 until the conclusion of the audit process, a local government elector for the area of the Fire & Rescue Authority, or his/her representative, may object to the Authority’s accounts asking that the auditor issue a report in the public interest (under section 8 of the Audit Commission Act 1998) and/or apply to the court for a declaration that an item in the accounts is contrary to law (under section 17 of the Audit Commission Act 1998).  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.

Dated: 22nd May 2018 

Louise Taylor
Solicitor and Monitoring Officer for DFRA
Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service,
Butterley Hall,


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