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Annual Audit Letter 2009/10 - Audit Commission

Meeting: 18/01/2011 - Executive - for meetings from 03/06/00 to 26/04/11 (Item 143)

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This report presents the Annual Audit Letter 2009/10, prepared by the Audit Commission, together with the Council’s response.

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Decision:

RESOLVED: That the contents of the report and the Annual Audit Letter be noted.

 

REASON:      To comply with the statutory requirements for the external audit of the Council.

Minutes:

Members considered a report which presented the Annual Audit Letter (AAL) for 2009/10 prepared by the Audit Commission, together with the Council’s response.  The District Auditor was in attendance to provide a summary of the contents of the AAL and answer any questions.

 

The key messages contained in the AAL had been presented in detail to the Audit & Governance Committee on 29 September 2010, as part of the Annual Governance Report.  Strengths and improvements identified by the Audit Commission were outlined in paragraphs 21 to 25 of the AAL.  They included sustained strength in risk management, anti-fraud and value for money, as well as improvements in financial planning, procurement and asset management.  Members thanked Officers for their work in producing these improved outcomes.

 

Having noted the comments of the Labour Group Spokespersons on this item, it was

 

RESOLVED: That the contents of the report and the Annual Audit Letter be noted.

 

REASON:      To comply with the statutory requirements for the external audit of the Council.


 

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