Completion of audit 2015/16 – public notice

Notice is given that in accordance with Regulation 16(1) of the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015, the audit for the year ended 31 March 2016 has been concluded.

In the Independent Auditors’ report dated 21 September 2016, they explained that they could not formally conclude the audit on that date until they had completed:

  • the work necessary to issue our Whole of Government Accounts (WGA) Component Assurance statement. They have now completed this work.
  • consideration of an objection brought to their attention by a local authority elector under Section 27 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014. This matter has now been dealt with.

The Independent Auditors have completed the audit of the financial statements of the Authority in accordance with the requirements of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 and the Code of Audit Practice issued by the National Audit Office on behalf of the Comptroller and Auditor General.

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

  • inspect and make copies of the statements of accounts between 9.00am and 4.30pm on working days at the address below
  • 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

February 2018