Audit and Governance Committee - Wednesday, 29th July, 2020 4.00 pm, MOVED app available
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Contact: William Ward  Council Governance Officer


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Procedural/Administrative Items

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Declarations of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interest

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 418 KB


To receive the minutes of the meetings held on the 3rd and 25th June, 2020.

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Items for Discussion/Decision

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Annual Report on Treasury Management Activities 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 477 KB


The Executive Director, Core Services and Service Director Finance (Section 151 Officer) will submit a joint report reviewing the Treasury Management activities carried out but the Council during 2019/20 in accordance with Statutory Guidance.


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Local Code of Corporate Governance pdf icon PDF 210 KB


The Head of Internal Audit, Anti-Fraud and Assurance will submit a report seeking approval to the Local Code of Corporate Governance and for it to be published on the Council Website.


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Internal Audit Annual Report 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 370 KB


The Head of Internal Audit, Anti-Fraud and Assurance will submit his annual report prepared in accordance with the updated Public Sector Internal Audit Standards providing his opinion on the overall adequacy and effectiveness of the Authority’s Framework of Governance, Risk Management and Control based on the work undertaken by Internal Audit for 2019/20.

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Internal Audit Progress Report - quarter ended 30th June, 2020 pdf icon PDF 707 KB


The Head of Internal Audit, Anti-Fraud and Assurance will submit a report summarising the Internal Audit activity completed, and the key issues arising from it, for the period 1st April to 30th June, 2020 and providing information regarding the performance of the Internal Audit function during that period.


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Risk Management Update pdf icon PDF 192 KB


The Head of Internal Audit, Anti-Fraud and Assurance will submit a report updating the Committee on the development of a new approach to risk management across the Council.


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Items for Information

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External Audit Progress Report and Sector Update - July 2020 pdf icon PDF 412 KB


The Council’s External Auditor (Grant Thornton) will submit a report giving details about their work as at 20th July, 2020, providing an update of the impact Covid 19 has had on working arrangements, outlining the audit deliverables for 2019/20 together with a Sector Update summarising emerging national issues and developments.

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Audit Committee Work Plan pdf icon PDF 444 KB


The Committee will receive the indicative work plan for the Committee for the period June 2020 to March 2021.

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Exclusion of the Public and Press


To consider if the public and press should be excluded from this meeting during consideration of the following items because of the likely disclosure of exempt information.

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Internal Audit Plan 2020/21


Further to Minute 65 of the meeting held on the 3rd June, 2020, the Head of Internal Audit, Anti-Fraud and Assurance will submit the revised Internal Audit Plan 2020/21.