Audit of accounts 2013-14

Thu 29 May, 2014


Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes Fire Authority

Audit of accounts 2013-14

Notice of Public Rights

Audit Commission Act 1998 - Section 15


1) From Wednesday 2 July 2014 to Tuesday 29 July 2014 inclusive (excluding weekends and public holidays) between 10am and 4.30pm, any person interested, on application to the Treasurer, Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes Fire Authority, Brigade Headquarters, Stocklake, Aylesbury, HP20 1BD, may inspect and make copies of the above-named Authority’s accounts for the year ended 31 March 2014 and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts relating thereto.

2) Local government electors and their representatives also have:

i) The opportunity to question the Auditor about the accounts. The Appointed Auditor will be available for this purpose on Wednesday 30 July 2014 at Brigade Headquarters, Stocklake, Aylesbury, HP20 1BD, by prior appointment only.

ii) The right to attend before the Appointed Auditor and make objections to the accounts or any items in them. Objections may relate to an item of account alleged to be contrary to law, sums which have not been brought into account or matters which could be brought to the attention of the Authority or the public. No objection to the accounts may be made unless the Auditor has previously received written notice of the proposed objection and of the grounds on which it is made. Where an elector sends notice to the Auditor, he shall at the same time send a copy of the notice to the undersigned.

3) The Appointed Auditor is Mick West, Executive Director, Ernst & Young, 400 Capability Green, Luton, LU1 3LU, and the audit will be conducted under the provisions of the Audit Commission Act 1998 and the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2011.


 David Skinner, Director of Finance and Treasurer,

Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes Fire Authority,

Brigade Headquarters, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP20 1BD

For more information call 01296 744671 or email dskinner@bucksfire.gov.uk.