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External Audit Annual Review of the Return for the year ended 31 March 2019

Joint Report of the Corporate Director of Regeneration and Local Services and the Corporate Director of Resources / Treasurer to the Joint Committee.

Minutes:

The Joint Committee considered a Joint Report of the Corporate Director of Regeneration and Local Services and the Corporate Director Resources / Treasurer to the Joint Committee relating to the External Auditors (Mazars LLP) issues Arising Report for the year ended 31 March 2019 (for copy see file of minutes).

 

The Head of Finance and Transactional Services, Paul Darby advised that the audit had now been concluded, adding that there had been no material weaknesses highlighted around the Joint Committee’s system of internal control.  He added the Auditors had made one observation as regards recording of some figures separately and this would be taken on board moving forward.

 

The Chair noted the positive report and thanked the Officers for their excellent work.

 

Resolved:

 

That the Joint Committee approve the Joint Committees Annual Governance and Accountability Return for the financial year ended 31 March 2019 including the External Report 2018/19 Certificate (attached at Appendix 2).

 

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