The Chief Executive and Executive Director Core Services will submit a joint report supporting the updated Action Plan (detailed at Appendix 1) relating to the issues identified following the Annual Governance Review for 2018/19.
The Chief Executive and Executive Director Core Services submitted a joint report supporting the updated Action Plan (detailed at Appendix 1) relating to the issues identified following the Annual Governance Review for 2018/19.
The Head of Internal Audit, Anti-Fraud and Assurance, who presented the report, indicated that the Action Plan covered two areas the progress on which was outlined in detail within the appendix to the report:
· The monitoring of the implementation of management actions identified by the Data Protection Officer to further improve compliance with the General Data Protection Regulations and embed good general data protection practice
· The delivery of the improvement action noted within the 2019 Peer Review findings specifically to address recommendations relating to governance and risk
He reported that in relation to the first item, all assurance reviews had been undertaken and completed and work was progressing on assurance reviews for 2020. In relation to the second, the Committee had received an update on the progress in the review of the risk management approach. He felt, therefore, that in terms of the 2018/19 Annual Governance Statement Action Plan all actions had now been taken and issues addressed.
RESOLVED that the progress being made against each item listed in the Annual Governance Statement Action Plan be noted.