Agenda item

Annual Audit Letter 2017/18

Report of the Managing Director


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.



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