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.
Support officer: Emilie Salkeld. Governance Officer
Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service
Phone: 01606 868304