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Each year our accounts are audited and any person interested can inspect and make copies of the accounts.

Notice of public rights

The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015

The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014

This notice is given under Regulation 15(2)(b) of the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015.

Each year the London Borough of Lewisham accounts are audited and any person interested has the opportunity to inspect and make copies of the accounts and all relevant documents, as stipulated in Section 25 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014.

For the year ended 31 March 2018 these documents will be available on application to:

Core Accounting
3rd floor, Laurence House
Catford SE6 4RU

The accounts will be available between 10am and 4pm weekdays from Friday 1 June 2018 until Thursday 12 July 2018.

During this period, a local government elector for any area to which the accounts relate, or their representative, may question the auditor about the accounts, or make an objection to the accounts as set out in sections 26 and 27 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014. Any objection, and the grounds on which it is made, must be sent to the auditor in writing at the address below, with a copy to the London Borough of Lewisham at the address above. Any objection must state the grounds on which the objection is being made and particulars of:

i) any item of account which is alleged to be contrary to law; and

ii) any matter in respect of which it is proposed that the auditor could make a public interest report under section 24 of, and paragraph 1 of Schedule 7 to, the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014.

The audit is being carried out by:

Paul Grady, Director
Grant Thornton UK LLP
30 Finsbury Square
London EC2A 1AG

and will be conducted under the provisions of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 and the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015.

Draft statement of accounts 2017–18

Read the draft statement of accounts.  

Please note that these accounts are unaudited and may be subject to change.