Decision Record 91 NCFRA External Audit 2019

Office of Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime CommissionerOffice of Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner




Decision Record Number 91

This document records a decision taken by the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, together with details of the advice he received prior to taking the decision.


Decision taken:

From 2018/19, PSAA is responsible for appointing an auditor to principal local government bodies that have chosen to opt into its national auditor appointment arrangements. Northamptonshire Commissioner Fire and Rescue Authority (NCFRA) has opted into these arrangements. EY LLP have been appointed to audit the accounts of NCFRA for five years, for the audits of the accounts from 2018/19 to 2022/23. This appointment is made under the provisions of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 and the Local Audit (Appointing Person) Regulations 2015, and was approved by the PSAA Board at its meeting on 19 December 2018.


Details of advice taken:

The PFCC considered the OFPCC S151 financial and legal advice in relation to the external audit appointment and the publication of the auditor appointment.


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Stephen Mold

Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner