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Grant Shapps responds to proposal on the future of audit for smaller local public bodies

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Local Government Minister Grant Shapps said: “I want to make sure that we provide the right solution for the audit of smaller local public…

Local Government Minister Grant Shapps said:

I want to make sure that we provide the right solution for the audit of smaller local public bodies, and it’s good to see the sector working together to come up with its own proposal. It’s clear that this proposal meets our objective of localism for the new framework, and I will consider it carefully. In developing the new framework, I want to place a higher level of trust in the sector, matched with an expectation of greater openness in return.