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Minutes:

External Audit – Audit Strategy Memorandum for the Year Ended 31 March 2019

 

Consideration was given to the report of the External Auditor which informed Members of the Audit Strategy for the year ended 31 March 2019 (for copy see file of Minutes).

 

Sharon Liddle of Mazars highlighted key points from the Audit Strategy Memorandum which included the following:

 

·         Scope of the audit

·         Significant risks and key judgement areas

·         The Audit Team

·         Fees

·         Consideration of threats and safeguards

 

Following  a question, Councillor Shuttleworth was assured that audit fees were lower but the same level of service was provided.

 

Resolved:

 

That the contents of the Audit Strategy Memorandum be noted.

 

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