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New auditor appointed

Notice of appointment of auditor to City of Lincoln Council from 2018/19

The council would like to announce the appointment of a new external auditor as required by the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014. 

Under Section 8(2) of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, the Council must publish a notice relating to the appointment of its auditor.

For audits of the accounts from 2018/19, Public Sector Audit Appointments Limited (PSAA) is responsible for appointing an auditor to principal local government and police bodies that have chosen to opt into its national auditor appointment arrangements. The City of Lincoln Council opted into this arrangement.

At its meeting on 14 December 2017, the PSAA Board appointed Mazars LLP to audit the accounts of the City of Lincoln Council for a period of five years, for the accounts from 2018/19 to 2022/23. This appointment is made under regulation 13 of the Local Audit (Appointing Person) Regulations 2015.

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