Audit information

Notice of conclusion of audit

Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2019

Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 Sections 25
The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 Regulations 16

NOTICE is given that under Regulation 16 (1) of the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 the audit of the Authority’s statement of accounts for the year ended 31 March 2019 has been concluded by the Authority’s external auditor Ernst & Young LLP. The statement of accounts has now been published on our website.

Section 25 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 provides that a local government elector for the Authority may inspect and make copies of:

  • The statement of accounts prepared by the Authority,

  • The local auditor’s certificate that the audit of the Authority’s accounts including that statement has been completed,

  • The local auditor’s opinion on the statement of accounts,

  • Any public interest report relating to the authority or an entity connected with it, and

  • Any recommendation relating to the authority or an entity connected with it,


The statement of accounts and associated documents are also available at Myddelton House, Bulls Cross, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 9HG between the hours of 09:30 and 16:00 Monday to Friday.

Simon Sheldon, Director of Finance and Resources
Myddelton House, Bulls Cross, Enfield, Middlesex EN2 9HG
20September 2019

Notice of the period of exercise of public rights

Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2020

Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 Sections 26 & 27
The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 Regulations 9, 14 & 15
The Accounts and Audit (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020

The period for the exercise of public rights commences at 10:00 on the 13 August 2020 and ends at 16:30 on 24 September 2020.

 

The following documents will be available:

  • The unaudited statement of accounts for the year ended 31 March 2020

  • The annual governance statement

  • The narrative report


The statement of accounts as published are unaudited and may be subject to change.

The Authority’s accounts are subject to external audit by Ernst & Young LLP, Neil Harris, 400 Capability Green, Luton LU1 3LU. Members of the public and local government electors have certain rights in the audit process.

From Thursday 13 August 2020 to Thursday 24 September 2020 inclusive between 10:00 and 16:30 Monday to Friday, any person may, on reasonable notice on application to the person named below, inspect the accounts and certain related documents (comprising of books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts of the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority for the year ended 31 March 2020 at Myddelton House, Bulls Cross, Enfield, Middlesex EN2 9HG, (01992 70 9864; info@leevalleypark.org.uk). They may also receive copies of the accounts and documents.

From Thursday 13 August 2020 to Thursday 24 September 2020 inclusive, a local government elector or his or her representatives may ask the auditor questions about the accounts. Please contact the auditor at the address given above to make arrangements to ask questions.

From Thursday 13 August 2020 to Thursday 24 September 2020 inclusive, a local government elector, or his or her representatives may object to the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority’s accounts asking that the auditor issue a report in the public interest (under sections 26 and 27 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014) and / or apply to the court for a declaration that an item in the accounts is contrary to law (under section 28 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014). Written notice of the proposed objection and the grounds on which it was made must be sent to the auditor at the address given above, and copied to me at the address given below.

Keith Kellard, Head of Finance
Myddelton House, Bulls Cross, Enfield, Middlesex EN2 9HG
Date of announcement: Wednesday 12 August 2020

Notice of appointment of a Local Auditor

to Lee Valley Regional Park Authority from 2017/18

Under Section 8(2) of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, this Authority must publish a notice relating to the appointment of its Local Auditor.

Public Sector Audit Appointments Limited (PSAA) is responsible for appointing an auditor to principal local government and police bodies that have chosen to opt into its national auditor appointment arrangements. Lee Valley Regional Park Authority opted into this arrangement.

The PSAA appointed Ernst and Young to audit the accounts of Lee Valley Regional Park Authority for 2017/18.

The PSAA appointed Ernst and Young to audit the accounts of Lee Valley Regional Park Authority for a period of five years, for the accounts from 2018/19 to 2022/23.

This appointment is made under regulation 13 of the Local Audit (Appointing Persons) Regulations 2015.

Information relating to the appointment process can be viewed on the Public Sector Audit Appointments' website

© Lee Valley Regional Park Authority 2020