Decision details

External Audit - Fee Letter for Lancashire County Council and Lancashire County Pension Fund 2019/20

Decision Maker: Audit, Risk and Governance Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Purpose:

Details of the planned fees for the audit work to be undertaken by Grant Thornton in respect of Lancashire County Council and Lancashire County Pension Fund for 2019/20

Decisions:

Robin Baker, Director and Engagement Lead and Angela Pieri, Engagement Manager, representing Grant Thornton, the county council's external auditors, presented the proposed fee letter for the audit work to be undertaken by Grant Thornton in respect of Lancashire County Council and the Lancashire County Pension Fund for 2019/20. It was confirmed that the fee would remain as 2018/19 at £87,006 for Lancashire County Council and £26,310 for the Lancashire County pension fund. This was in line with the scale fee set by the appointing body. The Chair asked members to note that this fee had been reduced from 2017/18 as a result of competitive tendering.

 

Resolved: That the fees for the audit work to be undertaken by Grant Thornton in respect of Lancashire County Council and Lancashire County Pension Fund for 2019/20 be approved.

Report author: Debra Jones

Date of decision: 20/05/2019

Decided at meeting: 20/05/2019 - Audit, Risk and Governance Committee

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