Finance and Procurement


Statement Of Accounts 2016/2017 - Public Inspection Notice

Notice of the commencement of the period for the exercise of public rights in accordance with:

Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014
Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015

The Statement of Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2017, including a narrative statement, is published here.

The Statement of Accounts for 2016/17 as published is unaudited and therefore may be subject to change.

An Annual Governance Statement is included within the Statement of Accounts. This Statement was approved by the Council’s Audit Committee on 13th June 2017. 

The Council’s accounts are subject to audit by Ernst and Young LLP, No.1 Colmore Square, Birmingham B4 6HQ 
(contact Avtar Sohal, Audit Manager. Email address:

The period for exercise of public rights commences at 9am on 19th June 2017 and will conclude at 5pm on 28th July 2017. Any person may, with reasonable notice, inspect and make copies of the accounts of the Council for the financial year ended 31 March 2017 and certain relating documents (comprising books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts, except as provided for in Section 26(4) to 26(6) of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 in relation to commercially confidential and personal information) at the address below.

From 19 June 2017 to 28 July 2017, the auditor, at the request of a local government elector from the Council’s area, will give the elector or his / her representative an opportunity to question him / her about the accounts or accounting records of the Council.

From 19 June 2017 to 28 July 2017 a local government elector from the Council’s area may also make objections to the auditor under section 27 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, relating to any matter where the auditor could take action under:

  • Section 28 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, namely to apply to the court for a declaration that an item in the accounts is contrary to law, and / or
  • Section 24 and Paragraph 1 of schedule 7 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, namely to make a report in the public interest.

No objection may be made unless the auditor has previously received prior written notice of any proposed objection specifying the facts on which the elector relies and the grounds on which the objection is being made.

Once the objection has been received the Auditors will endeavour, within 3 working days, to make an appointment to meet the elector and hear the objection. 

Wychavon Statement Of Accounts 2016 - 2017 - Subject To Audit

Vic Allison MBE, CPFA, BA(Hons)

Civic Centre
Queen Elizabeth Drive
WR10 1PT



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In accordance with the Audit and Accountability Act 2014 and Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015,  the audit of the accounts of Wychavon District Council for the year ended 31 March 2016 has been concluded and the audited Statement of Accounts 2015/16 is published below along with the independent auditors opinion and certificate.   Local government electors for the area may inspect and make copies of this Statement of Accounts and may purchase a copy by contacting the Financial Services Manager at the address given below.

Other Information

For further information on Financial Services please contact:

Alison Williams
Financial Services Manager
Wychavon District Council
Telephone: 01386 565501

Civic Centre,
Queen Elizabeth Drive,
Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tel: 01386 565000
Fax: 01386 561092

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