Audit and Governance Committee
Friday 25 January 2019 10.00 am

Venue: Cabinet Suite - Shire Hall, Gloucester. View directions

Contact: Andrea Griffiths 

No. Item




Declarations of Interest

Members of the Committee are invited to declare any pecuniary or personal interests relating to specific matters on the agenda. 


Please see note (b) at the end of the agenda.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 117 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on the 12th October 2018 

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Grant Thornton Audit Plan pdf icon PDF 520 KB

The Committee is asked to note the reports. 


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Grant Thornton Audit Progress Report pdf icon PDF 385 KB

The Committee is asked to note the report.


Capital, Treasury and Investment Strategy pdf icon PDF 364 KB

The Committee is asked to consider, and comment as appropriate, on the proposed strategies for 2019/20, including the Minimum Revenue Provision Policy.


Annual Governance Statement Improvement Plan 2017/18 update pdf icon PDF 50 KB


The Committee is asked to review and consider the actions taken to address the governance improvement areas identified, including the GFRS Action Plan. 



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Internal Audit Activity Progress Report 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 49 KB

The Committee is asked to note the report. 

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Open Contracting Report pdf icon PDF 105 KB

To note the report and to consider any required actions.

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Exclusion of the press and public

THAT in accordance with Section 100 A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the public be excluded from the meeting for the business specified in agenda item 13 because it is likely that if members of the public were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 and 7 of Part 1 of Schedule 12 A to the Act and the public interest in withholding the information outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information to the public.


Management Update

The Committee is asked to note the report.