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Audit & Standards Committee Annual Report

Meeting: 25/07/2023 - County Council (Item 4)

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Councillor Yousef Dahmash (Portfolio Holder for Customer and Transformation) introduced the published report and moved the motion stating the Audit and Standards Committee had undertaken some very valuable work over the last 12 months, the highlights of which were set out in the report.


Councillor John Cooke seconded the motion, commending the Chairmanship of Mr John Bridgeman.




Councillor John Holland expressed thanks to the members of the Committee and the officers who provided support together with the external auditors.  He noted that some service areas in the Council were not subject to external inspection procedures and queried if it was within the Committee’s remit to provide such assurances.


The Chair noted that it had been an unusual year with many challenges and thanked the officers who had supported the Committee and worked with the external auditors.


Councillor Dahmash invited Councillor Holland to share his concerns via email. 




A vote on the motion took place which was carried unanimously.




That Council endorses the annual report of the Audit and Standards Committee.