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Annual accounts

Audit of accounts year ended 31 March 2020
Notice of Public Rights 

Notice is hereby given under Regulation 15(2)(b) of the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 that from 10 June - 22 July between 10.00am and 4.00pm on weekdays any person may inspect, and make copies of the accounts and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers, receipts and other related documents of the Council for the year ended 31st March 2020, as stipulated in Section 25 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014. Members of the Finance Team can be contacted to provide assistance.

During this period, a local government elector for any area to which the accounts relate, or their representative, may question the auditor about the accounts, or make an objection to the accounts as set out in sections 26 and 27 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014. Any objection, and the grounds on which it is made, must be sent to the auditor in writing, with a copy to Julie Murphy at the address below. Any objection must state the grounds on which the objection is being made and particulars of:

  • i) any item of account which is alleged to be contrary to law; and
  • ii) any matter in respect of which it is proposed that the auditor could make a public interest report under section 24 of, and paragraph 1 of Schedule 7 to, the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014.

Objections should be addressed to the auditor, Karen Murray, Mazars LLP, One St Peter’s Square, Manchester, M2 3DE, telephone 0161 238 9200.

Date: Wednesday, 10 June 2020
Julie Murphy
Chief Financial Officer
Rochdale Borough Council
Number One Riverside
Smith Street
OL16 1XU

Telephone 01706 922420 or 925174.

Statement of accounts 2019-2020

Statement of Accounts 2019-2020 (2.3MB pdf)

Annual Governance Statement 2019-2020

Annual Governance Statement 2019-2020 (814kb pdf)

The law relating to our accounts

Accounts from previous years

You can also look at our accounts from the previous 6 years.