[To note the contents on the latest CIPFA Audit Committee update]
The Committee received the latest edition of regular briefings issued by the Chartered Institute for Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) for audit committee members of public bodies. The focus of the update was on Local Audit; the recent National Audit Office report ‘Local Authority Governance’; and on the regular briefing on new developments.
The Chair asked whether the Committee on Standards in Public Life’s report on ‘Local Government Ethical Standards’ was available for the Committee. Peter Farrow, Head of Audit agreed to arrange for a copy of the report to be circulated to the Committee.
That the contents of the latest CIPFA Audit Committee Update, Issue 27 be noted.