Policy paper

Local authority financial reporting and external audit: government response to the Redmond review

MHCLG's response to Sir Tony Redmond’s independent review into the effectiveness of external audit and transparency of financial reporting in local authorities

Applies to England



This response to the Redmond Review, prepared by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, forms part of the department’s post-legislative scrutiny assessment of parts 1 to 5 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 which received Royal Assent on 30 January 2014.

The department’s review of the non-audit related elements of the 2014 Act will be published separately.

Published 17 December 2020