Local auditor reporting on local government in England




Conclusions and recommendations

1 Accountability, transparency and quality in local authority audits

The deterioration in timeliness and quality of local authority audits

The need for greater transparency in local authority accounts

The Department’s new arrangements for local government audits

2 Stabilising the local authority audit market

The crisis in the local authority audit market

The diminishing pool of experienced auditors

The declining commercial attractiveness of auditing local authorities

Formal minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

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