Decision details

Wirral Council External Audit Plan and Public Sector Update 2022-23

Decision Maker: Audit and Risk Management Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


External audit plan for 2022/23 and public sector update


Naomi Povey from Grant Thornton presented a report of the Director of Finance which detailed the plan for the audit of the Council’s financial statements by the Council’s appointed auditors, Grant Thornton, which was to take place during the Summer, to be reported back to the Committee in September 2023. The report also contained a public sector update from Grant Thornton.


Resolved – That


1.  The proposed Audit Plan be considered confirming that the arrangements set out meet the Committee’s expectations with regard to providing independent scrutiny.

2.  The report be noted.

3.  The Public Sector Update be noted.

Report author: Diane Grisdale

Publication date: 11/08/2023

Date of decision: 27/06/2023

Decided at meeting: 27/06/2023 - Audit and Risk Management Committee

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