Decision details

Recommendation of the Performance and Audit Scrutiny Committee: 18 November 2021 - Arrangements for Appointment of External Auditors

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommmend Forward to Council

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Cabinet will be asked to consider and recommend to Council, the recommendations of the Performance and Audit Scrutiny Committee in respect of the proposed arrangements for appointing external auditors to audit the accounts of West Suffolk Council. Such arrangements include the consideration of whether West Suffolk Council should ‘opt in’ to the Public Sector Audit Appointments (PSAA) audit regime.


Recommended to Council:

(14 December 2021)


That it be agreed to continue to ‘opt-in’ to the sector led body (Public Sector Audit Appointments Limited (PSAA)) for the independent appointment of the Council’s external auditor, beginning with responsibilities for the financial year 2023 to 2024.

Report author: Rachael Mann

Publication date: 09/12/2021

Date of decision: 07/12/2021

Decided at meeting: 07/12/2021 - Cabinet

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