Audit Committee - Wednesday, 27th July, 2022 6.00 pm

Venue: 0.02 Chamber - Quadrant, The Silverlink North, Cobalt Business Park, North Tyneside, NE27 0BY. View directions

Contact: Dave Parkin; Tel: 0191 6435316  Email:

No. Item


Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence from the meeting.


Appointment of Substitute Members

To be notified of the appointment of any Substitute Members.


Declarations of Interest and Notifications of any Dispensations Granted

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


You are also invited to disclose any dispensations in relation to any registerable interests that have been granted to you in respect of any matters appearing on the agenda.


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


Minutes pdf icon PDF 258 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 25 May 2022.


Annual Governance Statement 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 214 KB

To give consideration to a report which provides an update on the review of the Authority’s system of internal controls.

Additional documents:


Draft Annual Statement of Accounts 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 156 KB

To give consideration to a report which provides an update on the closure of the 2021/22 accounts.

Additional documents:


Exclusion Resolution

The Committee will be requested to pass the following resolution:


Resolved that under Section 100A 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.


Review of Corporate Risk Register - Economic Downturn

To give consideration to an update on the measures being implemented to mitigate the Authority’s risk in relation to the Economic Downturn.


Review of Corporate Risk Register - Supply Chain

To give consideration to an update on the controls in place to mitigate the Authority’s risks in relation to the supply chain