Audit of accounts – public notice

Notice is given that in accordance with Regulation 10 of the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015, the Authority publishes the audited accounts of Devon County Council and Devon Pension Fund together with the Independent Auditors’ Reports for 2018/19.

An unqualified opinion on the financial statements was issued on 30 July 2019. On the same date the Independent Auditors also issued an unqualified conclusion on the council’s arrangements for securing economy, efficiency and effectiveness in its use of resources as required by the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 (the “Act”), the National Audit Office’s Code of Audit Practice and supporting guidance.

The Independent Auditors are unable to formally conclude the audit and issue an audit certificate for 2018/19 in accordance with the requirements of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 (the Act) and the Code of Audit Practice until they have completed the work necessary to issue their Whole of Government Accounts (WGA) Component Assurance statement for the Authority for the year ended 31 March 2019.

Any local government elector for the area of the Council has a right to:

  • inspect and make copies of the statements of accounts between 9am and 4.30pm on working days at the address below; and
  • obtain copies of the statements of account on payment of a reasonable sum for each copy.

Mary Davis
County Treasurer
Devon County Council
County Hall
Topsham Road

July 2019