Fewer than half of local audits done by deadline, watchdog finds

By Ann McGauran | 16 March 2021

Fewer than half of local public bodies’ 2019-20 audits were completed by last November, despite a deadline already pushed back due to COVID, says a spending watchdog.

In a report published today, the National Audit Office (NAO) highlighted a decrease in auditors delivering opinions in time for publication deadlines, reducing from more than half (57%) in 2018-19 to 45% in 2019-20.

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