Decision - Review of the Effectiveness of Internal Audit 2012/13
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Review of the Effectiveness of Internal Audit 2012/13
Decision Maker: Audit & Standards Committee
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
Outcome of review of effectiveness of Internal
Audit against teh CIPFA Code of Practice for Internal Audit in
13.1 The Committee considered a report of the Director of Finance in relation to the review of the effectiveness of the system of internal audit for 2011/12. The Head of Audit & Business Risk informed the Committee this was a requirement and supported the Annual Governance Statement. The Head of Audit & Business Risk informed the Committee this was a very light touch review as new Internal Audit Standards were expected soon, and a full review would be carried out against these.
13.2 The Co-Chair, Councillor Hamilton, drew Members’ attention to a small change to the Code of Practice detailed at paragraph 4.1 in the report.
13.3 RESOLVED – That the Committee:
a) Considers the findings of the review of the effectiveness of the system of internal audit for 2011/12 and notes actions arising for minor improvement.
b) Note the conclusion of the review that the system of internal audit for Brighton & Hove City Council continues to be effective and operating in accordance with accepted professional practice. Further that the Council can place reliance on the system of internal audit for the purpose of its Annual Governance Statement.
Report author: Ian Withers
Publication date: 13/02/2014
Date of decision: 26/06/2012
Decided at meeting: 26/06/2012 - Audit & Standards Committee