Audit of Accounts, Year Ended 31 March 2022
Amendment to Notice of Public Rights
The Accounts and Audit (Amendment) Regulations 2021
Delay in publishing audited Statement of Accounts: Year Ended 31 March 2022
Publication of Trafford Council's Statement of Accounts and Audit Opinion.
The external audit of the draft Statement of Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2022 has not yet been completed by our external auditors, Mazars LLP.
This situation is allowed for by Regulation 10, paragraph (2) of the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/234) as amended by the Accounts and Audit (Amendment) Regulations 2021 (SI 2021/262)
This notification explains, as per Regulation 10 (2) (a), that we are not yet able to publish our audited 2021/22 Statement of Accounts in line with the publication date of 30 November 2022, as per Regulation 10 (1). Trafford Council is continuing to work closely with the external auditor to ensure the required work is completed as soon as possible. In line with the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015, Trafford Council published a draft Statement of Accounts subject to audit on 31 July 2022 and the final audited Statement of Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2022 will be published as soon as the audit is concluded, and the Independent Auditor’s Report issued.
Statement of Accounts
Graeme Bentley, CPFA (Section 151 Officer)
Director of Finance and Systems
Trafford Town Hall