Decision details

2020-21 Statement of Accounts and Audit Findings

Decision Maker: Strategy and Resources Committee

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Following consideration, the Committee resolved to:

(1)      Approve the Statement of Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2021;

(2)      Agree the Annual Governance Statement included within the Statement of Accounts;

(3)      Receive the Audit Findings for 2020/21;

(4)      Agree the management action in response to the audit recommendations detailed at Appendix A of the Audit Findings report;

(5)      Agree that the Chair or Vice Chair of Strategy and Resources Committee and the Chief Finance Officer sign the Letter of Representation on behalf of the Council;

(6)      Consider and approve the management responses to Grant Thornton’s enquiries, as set out in Appendix 4.

(7)      Delegate any further amendments to the 2020/21 Statement of Accounts to the Chief Finance Officer in consultation with the Chair or Vice Chair of Strategy and Resources Committee.

Report author: Brendan Bradley

Publication date: 22/09/2021

Date of decision: 21/09/2021

Decided at meeting: 21/09/2021 - Strategy and Resources Committee

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