Letter to Ms Maria Fernandes, Mapesbury
Communications Ltd, from Hard Dowdy, Chartered Accountants
Thank you for sight of the letter from the Committee
on Standards and Privileges dated 13th February 2001.
Further to our letters of 26th January and 15th February
2001, we confirm that we prepared the Accounts for the years ended
31st October 1997, 31st October 1998 and 31st October 1999 from
the accounting records, from information and explanations supplied
to us and are in accordance therewith.
(1) We confirm that, as stated in our letter
of 26th January 2001, during the course of our work relating to
the above mentioned Accounts, we found no payments to Mr Vaz personally
or to his office.
(2) We confirm that we have returned all financial
records to the Company as is normal practice.
(3) We have no recollection of seeing any payments
made from a Sarosh Zaiwalla to the Company. However, before we
are able to confirm that no payments from him were included in
the Company's Turnover for the above mentioned years and before
we can provide you with a summary of individual amounts received
of £1,000 or more included therein, we do require to re-examine
the Company's records.
(4) We confirm that all expenditure appearing
in the above mentioned Accounts over £1,000 solely relate
to Salaries, PAYE and National Insurance Contributions.
(5) Turnover shown in these Accounts, as mentioned
in our letter of 26th January 2001, relates to the Company's principal
19 February 2001