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Apologies for Absence
Apologies were received from Councillors J Bayford, R Bayford, Boyd, Dennis, Green, Huxley and Shonk.
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The Leader proposed and Councillor Everitt seconded that Council agreed to the four recommendations and actions proposed by the External Auditor Grant Thornton UK LLP, with the additional action that full Council would receive regular updates of the actions taken to address the recommendations, namely;
Mr Dossett, Head of Local Government and Ms Ironmonger, Director of Audit, from Grant Thornton, presented the report and responded to questions from Members.
After questions, Members then debated the recommendations.
Following the debate, Members agreed to conduct a recorded vote.
48 Councillors voted in favour of the motion, namely: Councillors Albon, Ara, Ashbee, Austin, Bailey, Bambridge, Braidwood, Coleman-Cooke, Crittenden, Currie, Day, Dexter, Duckworth, Everitt, Farrance, Fellows, Garner, Gregory, Hart, Hopkinson, Keen, Kup, Leys, Pat Moore, Paul Moore, Ovenden, Parsons, L Piper, S Piper, Potts, Pugh, Rattigan, Rawf, Rogers, Rusiecki, D Saunders, M Saunders, Savage, Scobie, Scott, Shrubb, Tomlinson, Towning, Wallin, Whitehead, Wing, Wright, Yates.
0 Councillors voted against the recommendations.
0 Councillors abstained from voting.
The recommendations were carried