Agenda and minutes

Audit Committee
Wednesday, 6th June, 2018 4.00 pm


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Venue: Reception Room, Barnsley Town Hall

Contact: William Ward  Council Governance Officer

Items
No. Item

1.

Declarations of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interest

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2.

Appointment of Vice Chair

 

To consider the appointment of a Vice Chair from amongst the Independent Members of the Committee.

 

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3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 134 KB

 

To receive the minutes of the meeting held on the 18th April, 2018.

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4.

Draft Annual Governance Statement 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 204 KB

 

The Committee will receive a copy of the draft Annual Governance Statement 2017/18.

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5.

Draft Statement of Accounts 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 69 KB

 

The Service Director Finance will submit a report on the draft 2017/18 Statement of Accounts, the Council’s eight set of accounts prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards.

 

(Note: Appendix 1 – the Draft Statement of Accounts 2017/18 will be submitted in due course in accordance with the statutory deadline once finalised)

 

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6.

Annual Fraud Report 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 349 KB

 

The Head of Internal Audit and Corporate Anti-Fraud will submit his annual report providing an account of counter fraud related activity undertaken by Internal Audit’s Corporate Team for the period 1st April, 2017 to 31st March, 2018 and providing information and assurance to the Committee regarding key aspects of the Authority’s risk management, control and governance framework.

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7.

Interim Internal Audit Annual Report 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 534 KB

 

The Head of Internal Audit and Corporate Anti-Fraud will submit his interim annual report on the adequacy and effectiveness of the Authority’s framework of governance, risk management and control arrangements based on the work of Internal Audit during 2017/18 which has been prepared in accordance with the Public Sector Internal Audit Standards.

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8.

Internal Audit Charter 2018 - 2020 pdf icon PDF 67 KB

 

The Head of Internal Audit and Corporate Anti-Fraud will submit a report on the Internal Audit Charter 2018 – 2020, required to be produced in accordance with the revised Public Sector Internal Audit Standards, which, supplemented by regular reports and an annual report, gives assurance as to how the Internal Audit function is resourced, managed, organised and delivered.

 

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9.

Governance and Member Support Business Unit Progress Report pdf icon PDF 60 KB

 

The Service Director Governance and Member Support will submit a report providing and overview of the functions of the Governance and Member Support Business Unit and related elements of the Annual Governance Statement process in line with the Audit Committee Work Programme.

 

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External Audit Technical Update and Progress Report pdf icon PDF 110 KB

 

The Committee will receive the External Audit Technical Update which incorporates the External Audit Progress Report.

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11.

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

 

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

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