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Local Government and Elections (Wales) Act 2021

Section 96 – Duty of principal council to respond to Auditor General’s recommendations

470.This section provides that a principal council must prepare a response to any recommendations to the council contained in a special inspection report under section 95(6)(b).

471.The principal council’s governance and audit committee must review a draft of the response and may recommend changes. Where a principal council decides against making changes recommended by the governance and audit committee to statements in the response about any action which the council intends to take in response to recommendations from the Auditor General, the council must give its reasons in the final version of the response to the Auditor General’s recommendations.

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