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Inspection of accounts

Inspection of accounts

Residents have the right to inspect our detailed financial accounts, ledgers and records.

Every year we are required to open our accounting records for public inspection and challenge over a set period of time (30 working days). These rights allow residents to check any spending under the £500 threshold without having to submit a Freedom of Information Act request.

The inspection period for our 2016-2017 accounts has now passed.

Inspecting our accounts

During the inspection period, any person may inspect our accounts for the last financial year and certain related documents (comprising books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts) at our Town Hall offices. They may also make copies of the accounts and documents.

Asking questions
If you are a registered elector in our area, you (or your representative), may ask the auditor questions about the accounts. Information about how to do this will be given in the advertisement.

Making objections
An elector in our area, or their representative, may make an objection about our accounts.

If you have any queries about inspecting our accounts, please contact us.

See our published financial statements of accounts here.

Sheffield City Region Combined Authority statement of accounts

We also publish financial statements of accounts for the Sheffield City Region Combined Authority, details are below.  

Sheffield City Region Combined Authority Audited Statement of Accounts 2016-17 (pdf 2.35 MB)
Sheffield City Region Combined Authority Notice of Conclusion of Accounts 2016-17 (pdf 49 KB)
Sheffield City Region Combined Authority Statement of Accounts 2015-2016 (pdf 1.62 MB)
Sheffield City Region Combined Authority Annual Audit Letter 2015-16 (pdf 338 KB)
Notice of Conclusion of 2015–16 Sheffield City Region Audit (pdf 119 KB)
Sheffield City Region Combined Authority Statement of Accounts 2014–15 (pdf 1.41 MB)
Notice of Conclusion of 2014–15 Sheffield City Region Audit (pdf 121 KB)

Last updated on 29 September 2017