Agenda and minutes

Audit and Governance Committee - Wednesday, 17th January, 2018 4.00 pm app available
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Venue: Reception Room, Barnsley Town Hall

Contact: William Ward  Council Governance Officer

No. Item


Declarations of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interest



Minutes pdf icon PDF 104 KB


To receive the minutes of the meeting held on the 6th December, 2017.



Actions Arising From the Previous Meetings pdf icon PDF 39 KB


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



Strategic Risk Register - Highways matters pdf icon PDF 792 KB


The Executive Director will report on matters within the Strategic Risk Register relating to highways.



Internal Audit Quarterly Report - Quarter ended 31st December, 2017 pdf icon PDF 138 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 third quarter ending 31st December, 2017 for the 2017/18 audit year.




Risk Management Update Report 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 112 KB



The Executive Director Core Services will submit a report outlining the progress made to date in 2017/18 towards the achievement of the goals set out in the Council’s Risk Management Policy and signposting further work to be undertaken during the year.


Additional documents:



Annual Governance Review Process 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 233 KB


The Service Director Finance will submit a report providing an update of the Annual Governance Review process that has been determined for 2017/18 which will be used to influence and assist in the preparation of the Council’s statutory Annual Governance Statement for 2017/18.




Annual Governance Statement Action plan 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 116 KB


The Chief Executive and Executive Director Core Services will submit a joint report supporting the updated action plan relating to the issues identified following the Annual Governance Review for 2016/17.



Information Governance Performance - Quarter 3 (2017/18) pdf icon PDF 125 KB


The Service Director IT will submit a report outlining the current position in relation to the number of information security breaches and cyber incidents which have been reported and investigated during Quarter 3 (1st October to 31st December, 2017).




Information Commissioners Audit and General Data Protection Regulations Programme pdf icon PDF 158 KB


The Service Director IT and Head of Internal Audit and Corporate Anti-Fraud will submit a joint report providing an overview of the recent Information Commissioners Office audit and on the progression towards General Data Protection Regulations compliance.




External Audit - Annual Report on grants and returns 2016/17 pdf icon PDF 244 KB


The Committee will receive a report of the External Auditor summarising the work undertaken on the Council’s 2016/17 grant claims and returns including the work completed under the Public Sector Audit appointment certification arrangements, on the work undertaken on other grants/returns under separate engagement terms, detailing the certification work on the Housing Subsidy Benefit claim and outlining the fees for undertaking this work.






Audit Committee Work Plan 2017/18 and 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 54 KB


The Committee will receive the indicative Work Plan for the proposed schedule of meetings for the remainder of the 2017/18 Municipal Year and for 2018/19.