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Internal Audit Annual Report

Meeting: 20/09/2023 - Audit & Regulatory Committee (Item 20)

20 Internal Audit - Annual Report 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 244 KB

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The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 required the Council to “undertake an effective internal audit to evaluate the effectiveness of its risk management, control and governance processes, taking into account public sector internal auditing standards or guidance”. In accordance with the Public Sector Internal Audit Standards, the Head of Audit must deliver an annual internal audit opinion and report that can be used by the organisation to inform its governance statement.


Consideration was given to the time profile of audits completed and arrangements for ensuring audit recommendations were implemented.




1.     That the Audit Service’s 2022/23 year end performance information contained within the report be noted.


2.     That the opinion on the overall adequacy and effectiveness of the Council’s internal control environment be noted.