Agenda

Audit Committee - Wednesday, 29th July, 2020 6.00 pm

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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.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 106 KB

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

4.

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 work carried out by the external auditors on the Authority’s claims and returns 2018/19.

5.

Audit Planning Report for the Year Ended 31 March 2020 pdf icon PDF 6 MB

To give consideration to a report which provides the Committee with the basis to review the proposed audit approach and the scope for the 2019/20 Audit.

6.

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

To give consideration to a report which provides an update on the key regulatory and independent reviews and the outlines the potential outcomes of those reviews.

7.

2019-20 Statement of Accounts - Draft pdf icon PDF 112 KB

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

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8.

Annual Governance Statement - Update pdf icon PDF 122 KB

To give consideration to a report which reviews the effectiveness of the Authority’s arrangements for good governance.

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9.

2019/20 Opinion on the Framework of Governance, Risk Management and Control pdf icon PDF 119 KB

To consider a report on the annual opinion of the Chief Internal Auditor on the overall adequacy and effectiveness of the Authority’s Framework of Governance, Risk Management and Control.

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10.

Key Outcomes from Internal Audit reports Issued between 1 November 2019 and 1 July 2020 pdf icon PDF 120 KB

To give consideration to a report on the key outcomes of Internal Audit reports issued between 1 November 2019 and 1 July 2020.

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11.

Strategic Audit Plan 2019/20 Final Monitoring Statement pdf icon PDF 122 KB

To give consideration to the final monitoring statement in respect of the Strategic Audit Plan for 2019/20.

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12.

Internal Audit Charter pdf icon PDF 117 KB

To give consideration to the updated Internal Audit Charter.

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13.

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 item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act.

14.

Update on the Strategic Audit Plan 2020/21

To give consideration to an update report on the Strategic Audit Plan for 2020/21 taking account of the Covid-19 pandemic.