Local Government Minister Lee Rowley at the LUHC Select Committee

On 17 July, Minister Rowley attended the latest LUHC Select Committee hearing for its inquiry into Financial Reporting and Audit in Local Authorities. The Committee has published the letter that the Minister sent in advance committees.parliament.uk/publications/40932/documents/199432/default/, which includes the latest position on proposals to address the significant backlog of local government audits in England. The letter explained that there will be further work and engagement across the local audit system over the Summer.