Audit Committee - Wednesday, 16th November, 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: 0191643 5316  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 for the meeting.


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 matters appearing on the agenda that have bene 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 the end of the meeting.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 86 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 27 July 2022.


Health Inequalities - Corporate Risk pdf icon PDF 106 KB

To give consideration to an update on the controls in place to mitigate the Authority’s risks in relation to Health Inequalities.

Additional documents:


Annual Financial Report 2021-22 pdf icon PDF 97 KB

To give consideration to the Authority’s financial report for 2021/22 including the draft statement of accounts and the draft audit results report and to highlight changes to the 2021/22 accounts. (To follow)

Additional documents:


Internal Audit Charter 2022 pdf icon PDF 69 KB

To give consideration to a report which provides details of an updated Internal Audit Charter following the ending of the shared service with Northumberland County Council.

Additional documents:


Key Outcomes from Internal Audit Work undertaken between May 2022 and October 2022 pdf icon PDF 86 KB

To receive a report on the key outcomes of internal audit work undertaken between May and October 2022.

Additional documents:


North East Audit Committee Chairs Forum pdf icon PDF 63 KB

To receive an update on the recent North East Audit Committee Chairs’ Forum meeting hosted by the Authority.


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.


Strategic Audit Plan 2022/23 - Interim Monitoring Statement

To give consideration to the interim monitoring statement in relation to the 2022/23 Strategic Audit Plan.


Corporate Risk Management Summary Report

To give consideration to a report which sets out the position in relation to the Authority’s corporate risks as reported to Cabinet in October 2022.