Agenda

Audit Committee
Wednesday, 25th March, 2020 6.00 pm, CANCELLED

Venue: 0.01 Chamber - Quadrant, The Silverlink North, Cobalt Business Park, North Tyneside, NE27 0BY. View directions

Contact: Dave Parkin Tel: 0191 643 5316  Email: Democraticsupport@northtyneside.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence from the meeting.

2.

Declarations of Interest and Dispensations

You are invited to declare any registerable or non-registerable interests in matters appearing on the agenda, and the nature of that interest. 

 

You are also invited to disclose any dispensation in relation to any registerable or non-registerable interests that have been granted in respect of any matters appearing on the agenda.

 

You are requested to complete the Declarations of Interests card available at the meeting and return it to the Democratic Support Officer before leaving the meeting.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 75 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 20 November 2019

4.

Audit Planning Report Year Ending 31 March 2020 pdf icon PDF 6 MB

To give consideration to a report which summarises the initial assessment of the risks driving the development of an effective audit of the Authority and outlines the planned audit strategy in response to those risks.

5.

Certification of Claims and Returns Annual Report 2018.19 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To give consideration to a report which summarises the results of the work of the external auditor in relation to the Authority’s claims and returns for 2018/19.

6.

Audit Market Reform and Revised Auditing Standards and Guidance pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To give consideration to a report which provides members with an update on the next steps regarding the key regulatory and independent reviews of the provision of external audit services and the implications for Audit Committee and the Authority.

7.

Accounting Policies to be used in the Compilation of the 2019/29 Annual Statement of Accounts pdf icon PDF 71 KB

To give consideration to a report which provides details of the proposed accounting policies to be used in the compilation of the Annual Statement of Accounts.

Additional documents:

8.

Annual Statement of Accounts 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 61 KB

To give consideration to a report which provides an update on the closure of the 2019/20 accounts

9.

Proposed Audit Committee Work Programme 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 73 KB

To give consideration to a report which sets out the proposed work programme for the Audit Committee for the 2020/21 municipal year.

10.

Review of Audit Committee Arrangements pdf icon PDF 74 KB

To give consideration to a report which provides an update on the review of the Audit Committee arrangements.

11.

Exclusion Resolution

The Committee will be requested to pass the following resolution:

 

Resolved that under Section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended) and having applied a public interest test as defined in Part 2 of Schedule 12A of the Act, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act.

12.

Corporate Risk Management Summary Report

To consider a report which sets out the corporate risk which have been identified for monitoring and management by the Authority’s Senior Leadership Team.

13.

Strategic Audit Plan 2020/21

To give consideration to a report which sets out the strategic audit plan for 2020/21