Decision details

Decision details

External Auditor – Certification work report 2017/18

Decision Maker: Audit Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The committee received the annual report from the external auditor on the certification of claims and returns for 2017/18.


Jo Taylor, from EY, highlighted key aspects of the report for the committee.  She explained that the report summarised the work carried out by EY on Watford Borough Council’s 2017/18 housing benefit claim.  She acknowledged that the council had made progress in implementing the recommendations from the previous report.  She advised that there had been some errors however they had not warranted further investigation.




that the Watford Borough Council Certification claims and returns annual report 2017/18 be noted.

Report author: Alison Scott

Publication date: 25/03/2019

Date of decision: 14/03/2019

Decided at meeting: 14/03/2019 - Audit Committee

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