Is there sufficient competition in the market for public sector auditing to ensure robust accountability for local authorities in future or could public money be put at risk by 'an Enron scenario' in local government?
These and a range of related questions about the future of local authority audit and inspection arrangements will be explored during the closing session of oral evidence for this inquiry.
Monday 4th April, the Grimond Room, Portcullis House
- Amyas Morse, Comptroller and Auditor General, National Audit Office
- Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP, Minister for Housing and Local Government, DCLG