Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council FHRS Audit

Last updated:
28 June 2016
This is a report on the outcomes of the Food Standards Agency’s (FSA’s) audit of Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council conducted on 18-19 February 2016 at Civic Offices, London Road, Basingstoke RG21 4AH. The audit was carried out as part of a programme of audits on local authority (LA) operation of the Food Hygiene Ratings Scheme (FHRS).

The audit focused on the LA’s operation of the FHRS with reference to the FHRS Brand Standard, the Framework Agreement and the Food Law Code of Practice (FLCoP). This included organisation and management, resources, development and implementation of appropriate control procedures, reporting of data, premises database, training of authorised officers and internal monitoring. Views on the operation of the FHRS were sought to inform FSA policy development.