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Statutory Auditor Report on the 2020/21 Audit and the Council's Financial Report - Statement of Accounts 2020/21

Meeting: 27/09/2022 - Audit, Governance and Standards Committee (Item 14)

14 Draft Financial Report 2020/21 Statement of Accounts pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Report of the Chief Executive (s151 Officer)


The subject of the decision:


The Chief Executive presented a report on the Draft Council’s Finance Report (Statement of Accounts) 2020/21 and provided an update on the latest position on the Financial Report 2020/21 and the audit of this.


Alternative options considered:




The reason for the decision:


To comply with the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 and the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 as well as the Code of Audit Practice issued by the National Audit Office in 2020.


The decision:




(1)       the draft Statement of Accounts for 2020/21 as detailed within Annex A of the report be noted;


(2)       it be noted that the audit is due to commence in September 2022; and


(3)       Hambleton District Council met the amended legislation to publish the draft Statement of Accounts 2020/21 on or before 31 July 2021 as stated in paragraph 1.4 of the report.