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Further report into Aberdeen International Youth Festival

A further report will be carried out into the financial set up of the Aberdeen International Youth Festival (AIYF).

Auditors PwC found the festival had not been at arm's length and was operating as though part of the council.

A report raised concerns about appropriate controls not being in place over finances.

Councillors have agreed that a further report be prepared into the financial set up of the festival.

The AIYF, which has been running for more than 40 years, attracts thousands of young people from all over the world.

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