Agenda and minutes

Extraordinary, Audit Committee - Monday, 4th July, 2022 6.00 pm

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Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence from Members to determine the quorum of the meeting in accordance with Rule 7 of Part 4 of the Constitution.


An apology for absence was received from Councillors J Kaufman and Mrs L Kaufman.



Appointment of Substitutes

To appoint substitute Members in accordance with Rule 26 of Part 4 of the Constitution and the Substitution Procedure Rules.





Declarations of Interest

Members are reminded that any declaration of interest should be made having regard to the Members’ Code of Conduct. In particular, Members must make clear the nature of the interest and whether it is 'pecuniary' or ‘non-pecuniary'.





Audit Findings Report and Management Representation Letter (2020/21) pdf icon PDF 200 KB

Report of the Head of Finance / Deputy Section 151 Officer


Deferred from the meeting of the Audit Committee held on Wednesday, 22 June 2022 at 6.00 pm

Additional documents:


The Committee gave consideration to the report and appendices (as set out in pages 3 – 162 in the agenda reports pack and pages 3 – 35 in the second agenda reports pack), which updated members on the progress of the external audit of the 2020/21 Statement of Accounts made up to 31 March 2021.


It was moved by the Chair, seconded by Councillor G A Boulter and




(i)          The Statement of Accounts and Annual Governance Statement for the year ended 31 March 2021 (Appendix 1) be reviewed and approved.

(ii)        In order to comply with the Council’s statutory obligations, the Statement of Accounts and Annual Governance Statement for the year ended 31 March 2021 can be published and the Section 151 Officer be authorised, following consultation with the Chair of the Audit Committee, to make any required final changes to the accounts that may be agreed with Grant Thornton LLP, the Council’s external auditors, be confirmed.

(iii)       The Management Representation Letter be approved.

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