Decision details

Annual Audit Letter 2017/18

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Leader and Cabinet Member with the Efficiency and Resources Portfolio introduced the report of the Managing Director (previously circulated) presenting the Annual Audit Letter for 2017/18 (also previously circulated).


The Annual Audit Letter provided a high level summary of the results from the 2017/18 audit work undertaken by Ernst and Young LLP (EY), the Council’s external auditors; confirmed that the Council’s accounts gave a true and fair view for the year ending 31 March 2018; and that the Council had put in place proper arrangements to secure value for money in uses of its resources.


A representative from Ernst and Young LLP (EY), presented the main findings from the Annual Audit Letter 2017/18 and stated that, the Council had been issued with an unqualified audit opinion.


RESOLVED – That the Annual Audit Letter, as appended to the submitted report, be noted. 


REASON - To enable Cabinet to receive the results of the external audit work carried out.



Publication date: 11/01/2019

Date of decision: 08/01/2019

Decided at meeting: 08/01/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 19/01/2019

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