It is a legal requirement that we must have an external auditor. All local authorities have an external auditor appointed by the Audit Commission. Our external auditor is Grant Thornton. Our external auditor has two main roles. Firstly, it audits the annual accounts and secondly, it considers issues raised by local residents and, if warranted, takes action.
We announce the start and completion of our audits. The latest announcement is:
Annual Audit Letter
Our external auditor produces an Annual Audit Letter. This covers a wider range of issues than just the accounts.
Statement of Accounts
Objections from residents
Residents can object to the accounts on certain grounds.
For details, contact Grant Thornton our external auditor,