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Accounts for the period from 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017

South Lanarkshire Council and related Charitable Trusts

Notice is hereby given under Regulation 9 (1) of the Local Authority Accounts (Scotland) Regulations 2014 that copies of the unaudited accounts of South Lanarkshire Council and related charitable trusts (South Lanarkshire Council Educational Trusts, East Kilbride Technology Centre Trust and South Lanarkshire Council Charitable Trusts) for the period from 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017 will be available for inspection on the following dates:

The accounts and related documents are available for public inspection from Friday 30 June to Friday 21 July 2017 (inclusive) in the offices of the Council's Finance and Corporate Resources, Floor 4, Council Offices, Almada Street, Hamilton ML3 0AB between the hours of 8.45am – 4.45pm Monday to Thursday and 8.45am – 4.15pm Friday. A copy of the accounts will also be available on this website from 30 June 2017.

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 person interested may object to the account or to any part of those accounts, no later than Monday 24 July 2017 by sending their objection in writing, together with a statement of the grounds thereof, to the auditor, Fiona Mitchell-Knight, Assistant Director of Audit Services (for South Lanarkshire Council) and Dave Richardson, Senior Audit Manager (for Related Charitable Trusts), Audit Scotland, Floor 4 – South Suite, The Athenaeum Building, 8 Nelson Mandela Place Street, Glasgow G2 1BT and sending a copy of their objection and the grounds thereof to the Controller of Audit, Audit Scotland, 110 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4LH and to the Council and any officer of the Council who may be concerned, at Council Offices, Almada Street, Hamilton ML3 0AB.

The auditor shall, if requested by the person objecting, the authority, or by any officer of the authority who may be concerned, afford to that person or authority or officer, as the case may be, an opportunity of appearing before and being heard by the auditor with respect to that objection; and any such person or officer may so appear and be heard either personally or by a representative.


Lindsay Freeland

Chief Executive