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Final Accounts 2020/21 - Acounting Policies and Action Plan

Meeting: 23/03/2021 - Audit and Governance Committee (Item 84)

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(Report of the Executive Director, Finance)


The Assistant Director Financeadvised Members of the proposed Accounting Policies for 2020/21 and provided an outline of the corporate requirements that will need to be achieved in order to produce the Council’s Annual Statement of Accounts for 2020/21.






1.    The proposed Accounting Policies for 2020/21, attached as Appendix A was approved;



2.    The target of 31st May 2021 for closure of the final accounts and production of  the statement for 2020/21 was approved;



3.    staffing resources be committed to the provision of appropriate information and support in order to meet the published timescales and the Committee receive progress updates (if required);


4.    CMT receive a fortnightly update until completion of the audit; and



5.    The Statement be presented to the Audit & Governance Committee on 28th July 2021.



(Moved by Councillor M Summers and seconded by Councillor C Cooke)


The Chair thanked the Team for the hard work in getting the accounts signed off by July.