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Agenda and minutes

Extraordinary, Governance & Audit Committee (Nov 2013 - March 2018) - Monday, 20th February, 2017 5.00 pm

Venue: Hollybank Room, Public Service Plaza, Civic Centre Road, Havant, Hants PO9 2AX. View directions

Contact: Nicholas Rogers 

Items
No. Item

72.

Apologies

To receive apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Sceal

 

73.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

 

74.

Public Sector Audit Appointments pdf icon PDF 93 KB

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report from the Head of Finance seeking a recommendation to Council in relation to the future process for external auditor appointments. The Head of Finance joined the discussion for this item to answer any members questions.

 

During the course of the debate, members noted that ‘opting-in’ to the Public Sector Audit Appointments (PSAA) arrangements could see the Council realise savings through economies of scale with the partner authorities in the 5 Councils Contract. The procurement exercise would also be conducted at no cost or administrative burden to the Council.

 

RECOMMENDED that the Council opts in to the appointing person arrangements made by the Public Sector Audit Appointments (PSAA) for the appointment of external auditors.