Agenda

Audit Committee - Wednesday, 29th May, 2024 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 643 5316  Email: democraticsupport@northtyneside.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence from the meeting.

2.

Appointment of Substitute Members

To be notified of the appointment of any Substitute Members at the meeting.

3.

Declarations of Interest

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 that have been granted to you in relation to any matters appearing on the agenda.

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 65 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 27 March 2024.

5.

Annual Governance Statement Update 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 48 KB

To give consideration to a report which provides and update on the review of the Authority’s arrangements for the governance of its affairs including the management of risks and systems for internal control.

Additional documents:

6.

Annual Statement of Accounts 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 40 KB

To give consideration to a report which provides an update on the closure of the 2023/24 Accounts.

7.

Audit Progress Report - Mazars pdf icon PDF 760 KB

To give consideration to a report which provides an update on the arrangements in place to undertake the 2023/24 Audit.

8.

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 Paragraphs 1, 3 and 7 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act

9.

Corporate Risk Management Summary Report

To give consideration to a report which provides an update on the corporate risks faced by the Authority and the management of those risks.

10.

Counter Fraud Annual Report 2023-24

To give consideration to a report which provides an update on the Counter Fraud work undertaken up to 31 March 2024

11.

Internal Audit Progress Report

To give consideration to a report which provides an update on the internal audit activity and performance against the 2023/24 internal audit plan. 

 

The report also details the outcomes of the internal audit activities completed between November 2023 and May 2024.

12.

2023-24 Internal Audit Annual Report and Opinion

To give consideration to a report which provides the Chief Internal Auditor’s annual opinion on the overall adequacy and effectiveness of the Authority’s framework of Governance, Risk Management and Control.