Committee details

Audit Committee

Purpose of committee

The Committee is responsible for monitoring the adequacy and effectiveness of the external audit of the Authority’s services and functions and to: -

i)                 Approve the nature and scope of the external audit of the Authority’s services and functions;

ii)               Consider external audit reports;

iii)              Monitor the Authority’s response to the external auditor’s findings and the implementation of external audit recommendations.

The Committee is also responsible for monitoring the adequacy and effectiveness of the internal audit arrangements and to: -

i)                Approve the annual Internal Audit Plan;

ii)               Monitor progress against the Plan through the receipt of periodic progress reports and an annual Internal Audit Report;

iii)             Consider any internal audit that provides less than substantial assurance and/or includes any high or critical risk ratings;

iv)             Monitor the response to Internal Audit Reports and the implementation of recommendations.

 

Membership

Contact information

Support officer: Emilie Salkeld. Governance Officer

Postal address:
Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service
Clemonds Hey
Winsford
Cheshire
CW7 2UA

Phone: 01606 868304

Email: emilie.selkeld:cheshirefire.gov.uk