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Audit of Accounts


Audit of Accounts

Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes Fire Authority

Audit of Accounts 2021/22

Notice of Delay to Audit of Final Accounts

The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014

Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015


The external audit of the draft statement of accounts for the year ended 31 March 2022 has not yet been completed by our external auditor, EY LLP, due to the planned phased approach to delivering the 2021/22 audits in light of a variety of complex factors contributing to audit delays in the current and previous years. This situation is allowed for by Regulation 10, paragraph (2a) of the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015.

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Therefore, this notification explains, as per paragraph (2a), that we are not yet able to publish our audited 2021/22 final statement of accounts in line with the deadline of 30 November 2022, as per paragraph (1). The Overview and Audit Committee will consider the final results of the 2021/22 audit, after which we will publish the final audited accounts.


 Mark Hemming, Director of Finance & Treasurer

 Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes Fire Authority,

Brigade Headquarters, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP20 1BD

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