Audit of accounts – public notice

Notice is given that in accordance with Regulation 10 of the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015, the Authority publishes the audited accounts of Devon County Council and Devon Pension Fund together with the Independent Auditors’ Reports for 2017/18.

The Independent Auditors are unable to formally conclude the audit and issue an audit certificate for 2017/18 in accordance with the requirements of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 (the Act) and the Code of Audit Practice until:

  • they have completed the work necessary to issue their Whole of Government Accounts (WGA) Component Assurance statement for the authority for the year ended 31 March 2018.
  • they have completed their consideration of an objection brought to their attention by a local authority elector under Section 27 of the Act.

They are satisfied that this WGA work and objection do not have a material effect on the financial statements or on their conclusion on the Authority’s arrangements for securing value for money through economic, efficient and effective use of its resources.

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

  • inspect and make copies of the statements of accounts between 9am 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
Exeter
EX2 4QD

July 2018