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Annual Audit Summary for Flintshire County Council 2020/21

Meeting: 15/02/2022 - Cabinet (Item 119)

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As detailed in the recommendation.


The Chief Executive introduced the report and explained that the Annual Audit Summary set out the audit and regulatory work undertaken by Audit Wales of Flintshire County Council.  It provided an update on the previous report which was published in January 2021.


            Overall the Auditor General for Wales had reached a positive conclusion “The Auditor General certified that the Council had met its remaining Local Government (Wales) Measure 2009 duties for the financial year 2020-21, as saved by an order made under the Local Government and Elections (Wales) Act 2021”.


No formal recommendations had been made during the year.


There were a number of new proposals for improvement and proposals of development arising from the reviews undertaken by Audit Wales.


The Auditor General had provided an unqualified true and fair opinion on the Council’s financial statements on 29th September 2021, two months ahead of the statutory deadline.


Councillor Johnson said in comparison to other Councils Flintshire had done well.




That Cabinet be assured by the content and observations of the Auditor General for Wales’ Annual Audit Summary Report for 2020/21.