Unaudited statement of accounts – 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020

Notice is hereby given under Regulation 9 (1) of the Local Authority Accounts (Scotland) Regulations 2014 that:

  1. Copies of the unaudited accounts of East Lothian Council, the East Lothian Integration Joint Board and the Dr.Bruce Fund for the period from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020 will be available for public inspection from 1 July 2020 to 21 July 2020.  Section 101 of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 normally requires the unaudited accounts to be made available for physical inspection and copying at the council’s office.  In order to minimise risks to the public and council staff, only an electronic version of the unaudited annual accounts will be available for inspection.  This variation from legislative arrangements is implemented under the terms of the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020 Schedule 6 Part 3.  Print copies of the unaudited annual accounts will not be on view at council offices.                             
  2. Any person interested may inspect a copy of the abstract(s) of the accounts to be audited, all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts related thereto, and may take copies of any or all parts of the accounts.  Any requests for inspection must be made by emailing [email protected] Copies of the unaudited accounts are available and extracts may be taken from the said Reports and Abstracts without charge. 

Any person interested may object to the accounts or to any part of those accounts, no later than 22 July 2020 by:

  1. Sending their objection by e-mail to [email protected]
  2. Sending a copy of that objection and statement to the authority and to any officer of the authority who may be concerned, both at the office of the Chief Financial Officer – Resources and People Services, John Muir House, Brewery Park, Haddington, East Lothian, EH41 3HA or by email to [email protected].

Jim Lamond

Head of Council Resources, John Muir House, Brewery Park, Haddington, EH41 3HA

17 June 2020

Published: Wednesday, 17th June 2020