Agenda

Audit and Governance Committee - Tuesday 28 September 2021 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber - Shire Hall, Gloucester. View directions

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

2.

Declarations of Interest

3.

Public Questions

Up to 30 minutes is allowed for this item.

 

To answer any written public questions about matters which are within the powers and duties of the Audit & Governance Committee.

 

The closing date for receipt of questions is 10am on Tuesday, 21 September 2021.  Please send questions for the attention of Andrea Griffiths (email andrea.griffiths@gloucestershire.gov.uk )

4.

Member Questions

Up to 30 minutes is allowed for this item.

 

To answer any written member questions about matters which are within the powers and duties of the Audit & Governance Committee.

 

The closing date for receipt of questions is 10am on Tuesday, 21 September 2021.  Please send questions for the attention of Andrea Griffiths (email andrea.griffiths@gloucestershire.gov.uk )

5.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 111 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 30th July 2021.

6.

Objection to accounts regarding waste contract - External auditor's report pdf icon PDF 563 KB

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7.

Grant Thornton - General Enquiries of Management GCC & Pension Fund pdf icon PDF 43 KB

This items was circulated to the Committee via email on the 5th August 2021 for comment.  The Committee is asked to note the reports. 

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8.

Grant Thornton Audit Findings for GCC & Pension Fund pdf icon PDF 4 MB

The Committee is asked to note the reports.

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9.

Annual Statement of Accounts pdf icon PDF 173 KB

The Committee is asked to approve the Statement of Accounts for the year ended 31st March 2021, including the Gloucestershire Pension Fund Accounts 2020/21.

 

The Executive Director of Corporate Resources and Chair of the Committee to sign the attached letter of representation, in Annex B, on behalf of the Council.

 

The Executive Director of Corporate Resources and Chair of the Committee to sign the attached letter of representation, in Annex C, on behalf Gloucestershire Pension Fund.

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10.

Annual Governance Statement & Local Code of Corporate Governance pdf icon PDF 75 KB

The Committee is asked to review and approve the Annual Governance Statement and the actions planned by the Council to further enhance good governance arrangements; and agree that an update on actions taken to address the governance issues identified will be provided to the January 2022 meeting of this committee.

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11.

Treasury Management Mid-Year Report pdf icon PDF 583 KB

The Committee is asked to note the Treasury Management Update Report.

12.

Finance Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 54 KB

The Committee is asked to note the changes in the report; and

approve the proposed changes. 

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13.

Internal Audit Progress Report pdf icon PDF 49 KB

The Committee is asked to review and approve the recommendation.

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14.

Annual Report on Request Management pdf icon PDF 158 KB

The Committee is asked to note the report.