Fire governance – External audit

Professional auditors providing an essential service

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External audit arrangements are provided by Mazars. The appointment is made under Section 3 of the Audit Commission Act 1998 and has been approved by the Audit Commission Board

Annual Governance Report

This report summarises the exernal auditor’s findings from their final accounts audit.  It includes the messages arising from the audit of the financial statements and the result of the work the auditors have undertaken to assess how well the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner and North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority manage their resources to deliver value for money and better outcomes for local people.

Annual Audit Letter

The external auditors have a responsibility to review and comment upon the financial activities of the Commissioner and Chief Fire officer; to provide an opinion on whether the financial statements present a fair view of the financial position, and whether they have been prepared in accordance wit the appropriate regulations and proper professional practices.

Financial year 2019/2020

Annual Audit Letter 2019/2020

Inspection and audit of statements of accounts and accounting records 2019/2020:

Financial year 2018/2019

Annual Audit Letter 2018/2019

Inspection and audit of statements of accounts and accounting records 2018/2019:

Financial year 2017/2018

Inspection and audit of statements of accounts and accounting records 2017/2018: