KIRKLEES Council's annual accounts are being opened for public inspection.

Anyone will have the right to look over the books when they become available next Monday.

Local electors can also ask questions about them or challenge them.

The 2004/05 accounts will be available for inspection between next Monday and Sunday, August 14.

They can be viewed at Civic Centre I, High Street, Huddersfield, or The Walsh Building on Town Hall Way, Dewsbury, from 9am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.

The accounts will also be posted on the council's website from Monday at uk/you-kmc/kmcbudget/accounts.shtml

A copy of the full statement of accounts can also be obtained from the Director of Finance, Kirklees Strategic Finance Service, PO Box 243, Civic Centre I, Huddersfield HD1 2YU, price £10 (including postage).