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Audit Services information

Status of Audit Services in the Council

Internal Audit is responsible for providing a Statutory Internal Audit Service as required by the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2011, which requires that the Council maintains an adequate and effective system of internal audit of the council’s accounting records and of its system of internal control.


Internal Audit is charged with providing an independent service both to Members and to all levels of management.


internal audit reports to the director of resources (s151 officer) in regards to the effective review of all aspects of risk management and control throughout the authority’s activities. it also provides assurance as to the probity of financial transactions.


internal audit has no responsibilities in supporting or delivering any of the services by the council.  this ensures that its independence and objectivity are not compromised.


When required, the Internal Audit Team has direct access to the Chief Executive and the Chair of the Audit Committee.

This A to Z of services list provides links to service pages alphabetically