Agenda and minutes

Audit and Governance Committee - Wednesday, 22nd March, 2017 4.00 pm app available
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Venue: Council Chamber, Barnsley Town Hall. View directions

Contact: William Ward  Council Governance Officer

No. Item


Declarations of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interest



Minutes pdf icon PDF 112 KB


To receive the minutes of the meeting held on 18th January, 2017



Actions Arising From the Previous Meetings pdf icon PDF 47 KB


The Committee will receive a report detailing action taken and arising from previous meetings of the Committee.



Local Code of Corporate Governance/Annual Governance Review Process 2016/17 pdf icon PDF 237 KB


The Service Director Finance will submit a report providing an update regarding the Annual Governance Review process that has been determined for 2016/17 and which will be used to influence and assist in the preparation of the Council’s statutory Annual Governance Statement for 2016/17.




Corporate Anti-Fraud Team 2017/18 Plan and Strategy pdf icon PDF 177 KB


The Head of Internal Audit and Corporate Anti-Fraud will submit a report on the Corporate Anti-Fraud Team Plan for 2017/18 which supports the Corporate Anti-Fraud Strategy.



Corporate Anti-Fraud and Corruption Policies pdf icon PDF 43 KB


The Head of Internal Audit and Corporate Anti-Fraud will submit a report presenting the revised Corporate Anti-Fraud and Corruption Policy and Corporate Anti-Fraud and Corruption Strategy together with a draft version of the Council’s new Corporate Anti-Bribery Policy.

Additional documents:



External Audit Plan 2016/17 pdf icon PDF 644 KB


The Committee will receive a report supplementing the External Audit Fee Letter 2016/17describing how Internal Audit will deliver the financial statements and audit work for the Council and setting out the approach to Value for Money Work for 2016/17.



External Audit - Technical Update Incorporating the External Audit Progress Report pdf icon PDF 275 KB


The Committee will receive the External Audit Technical Update which incorporates the External Audit Progress Report for March, 2017.



Audit Committee Work Plan 2016/17 and 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 49 KB


The Committee will receive the indicative Audit Committee Work Plan for 2016/17 and 2017/18.



Exclusion of the Public and Press

It is likely that the public and press will be excluded from this meeting during consideration of the following item because of the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined by Paragraph 7 of Part I of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 as amended, subject to the public interest test.




Internal Audit Plan 2017/18


The Head of Infernal Audit and Corporate Anti-Fraud will submit a report presenting the indicative Internal Audit Action Plan for the financial (audit) year 2017/18, describing the rationale and process for setting the plan, the risk assessment process used and how Internal Audit resources are calculated and deployed.