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Annual Audit Letter Year Ended 31 March 2018/19

Meeting: 24/10/2019 - Audit Committee (Item 266)

266 Annual Audit Letter Year Ended 31 March 2018/19 (EY) pdf icon PDF 2 MB

To consider the ATTACHED report detailing results and conclusions of the audit procedures for the year ended 31 March 2019 by the external auditors, Ernst & Young.


The External Auditor presented the Annual Audit Letter for the year ended 31 March 2019.  The majority of the information had been seen by the committee previously as part of the reporting of the financial statements audit.  The overall result was positive with an unqualified audit opinion and no further statutory reporting needing to be undertaken.


The Committee requested clarification as to whether there were any outstanding concerns with the standard areas of significant risk.  The External Auditor responded that they were satisfied with the actions being taken and this was reflected in the letter.


RESOLVED that the information contained in the Annual Audit Letter from Ernst & Young, the Council’s external auditors be NOTED.