Agenda and minutes

Audit and Governance Committee - Wednesday, 19th July, 2017 4.00 pm app available
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Venue: Reception Room, Barnsley Town Hall

Contact: William Ward  Council Governance Officer

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Declarations of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interest



Minutes pdf icon PDF 125 KB


To receive the minutes of the meeting held on 14th June, 2017.



Actions Arising From the Previous Meetings pdf icon PDF 40 KB


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



Draft Annual Governance Statement 2016/17 pdf icon PDF 232 KB


The Chief Executive and Director of Core Services will submit a joint report on the Draft Annual Governance Statement 2016/17.



Risk Management Annual Report 2016/17 pdf icon PDF 99 KB


The Committee will receive a report summarising the risk management activity in 2016 / 17 towards the achievement of the goals and objectives set out in the Council’s Risk Management Policy and to signpost further work to be undertaken in 2017/18.



Internal Audit Quarterly Report 2017/18 - Quarter ended 30th June, 2017 pdf icon PDF 110 KB


The Head of Internal Audit and Corporate Anti-Fraud will submit a report presenting a comprehensive overview of the key activities and findings of Internal Audit based on the Division’s work for the whole of the final quarter and to the end of June, 2017 being the first quarter of the 2017/18 audit year.



Review of the Effectiveness of Internal Audit pdf icon PDF 137 KB


The Head of Internal Audit and Corporate Anti-Fraud will submit a report presenting information and evidence in support of the review of the effectiveness of the Audit Function.




Business Improvement and Communications - Progress Report pdf icon PDF 78 KB


The Service Director Business Improvement and Communications will submit a report giving an overview of the functions of the Business Improvement and Communications Business Unit and related elements of the Annual Governance Statement process in accordance with the recently revised Audit Committee Terms of Reference and Work Programme.




External Audit - Interim Audit Report 2016/17 pdf icon PDF 1014 KB


The Council’s External Auditor (KPMG) will submit their Interim Audit Report 2016/17 summarising the key findings arising from the work undertaken to date in relation to the audit of the Authority’s 2016/17 Financial Statements, the 2016 Value for Money Conclusion, detailing the headline messages arising from that work and indicating that the Authority has implemented all the recommendations raised through previous audit work.



Audit Committee Work Plan 2017/18 - 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 50 KB


The Committee will receive the indicative Audit Committee Work Plan for 2017/18 and 2018/19.



Draft 2016/17 Statement of Accounts pdf icon PDF 78 KB


The Service Director Finance will submit a report presenting the 2016/17 Statement of Accounts, the Councils seventh set of accounts prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards.


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Appointment of External Auditors