Audit of accounts - public notice

The Kent County Council audit opinion has been delayed. For more information read the notice (PDF, 89.6 KB).

2021 to 2022 accounts

Under the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 the commencement period for the exercise of public rights to inspect the accounts and related documents should include the first 10 working days of June and our inspection dates would have been between 1 June and 12 July 2022.

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has put in place revised regulations that came into force on 31 March 2021. The Accounts and Audit (Amendment) Regulations 2021 amends the draft accounts’ deadline, public inspection period and extends the statutory audit deadlines for 2021 to 2022.

Inspection period for 2021 to 2022 accounts

Any interested person may inspect and copy the accounts and related documents of this body by appointment between the hours of 10am and 4pm on weekdays between 1 August and 12 September 2022.

Accounts: Kent County Council

Address: Invicta House, County Hall, Maidstone, ME14 1XX

To book an appointment to view the accounts please email

Any elector for the area of the Kent County Council may question the auditor about the 2021 to 2022 accounts or make an objection on any matter in respect of which the auditor could take action as set out in sections 26 and 27 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014.

Any question or objection should be sent to the auditor at the address below, from the 1 August to 12 September 2022:

Paul Dossett, Audit Engagement Lead, Grant Thornton LLP, 30 Finsbury Square, LONDON, EC2A 1AG.