The Board considered a report of the Strategic Director, Enterprise, Community and Resources, which provided an update from the external auditors regarding:
· Progress made in delivering their responsibilities as the Council’s external auditors; and
· A summary of emerging national issues and developments that could be relevant to the work of the Board.
Michael Green, from external auditors Grant Thornton, attended the meeting to present the report and then dealt with Members’ questions.
It was anticipated that the external audit of accounts would be completed by January 2022.
RESOLVED: That the verbal update by the Council’s external auditor Grant Thornton UK LLP be received.