The report provides an update on the audit of the 2020/21 Statement of Accounts and Pension Fund together with an update on the work underway to produce the Council’s Accounts for 2021/22.
21. The Committee considered the report of officers which provided an u .
Members recognised that the due to the ongoing delays with the 2019/20 audit, there was a risk that the 2020/21 audit may be delayed until 2019/20 accounts had been signed off.
Members noted that the 2019/20 audit progress were being closely monitored and regular meetings were held with the Audit Partner. The statutory deadlines for draft and audited accounts for 2021/22 were the 1 August 2022 to produce draft accounts and these needed to be audited and signed off by 30 September 2022.
AGREED that the update provided on the Audit of the 2020/21 Statement of Accounts and Pension Fund and progress on the 2021/22 Council’s Accounts be noted.