Agenda

Audit and Governance Committee - Friday 21 January 2022 10.00 am

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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 Friday 14 January 2022.  Please send questions for the attention of Andrea Griffiths

4.

Member 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 Friday 14 January 2022.  Please send questions for the attention of Andrea Griffiths.

5.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 138 KB

The Committee is asked to approve the minutes of the previous meeting.

6.

Grant Thornton Audit Progress Report pdf icon PDF 4 MB

The Committee is asked to note the report.

7.

Treasury Management Strategy pdf icon PDF 449 KB

The Committee is asked to note the report.

8.

Annual Governance Statement Action Plan Update pdf icon PDF 56 KB

The Committee is asked to review the progress reported against the key issues identified.

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9.

Risk Management Strategy pdf icon PDF 57 KB

The Committee is asked to endorse the revised RMPS&S 2022-2025; and makes any recommendations for amendments or improvement.

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10.

Internal Audit Activity Progress Report pdf icon PDF 48 KB

The Committee is asked to note the report.

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11.

GFRS: Internal Audit Final Progress Report pdf icon PDF 55 KB

The Committee is asked to review and considers the actions taken to address the recommendations made and progress to date.

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12.

Limited Assurance Report pdf icon PDF 81 KB

The Committee is asked to note the report.

13.

Anti Bribery Policy & Money Laundering Policy pdf icon PDF 58 KB

The Committee is asked to note the report.

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14.

GCC Complaints: Policy, System & Culture pdf icon PDF 89 KB

The Committee is asked to note the report.

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15.

Local Government & Social Care Ombudsman's Annual Review Letter pdf icon PDF 84 KB

The Committee is asked to note the report.

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16.

Whistle Blowing Annual Report pdf icon PDF 74 KB

The Committee is asked to note the report.

17.

Member Code of Conduct Annual Report pdf icon PDF 91 KB

The Committee is asked to note the report.

18.

Appointment of External Auditors for Statement of Accounts pdf icon PDF 186 KB

That the Committee recommends to Full Council for consideration at its meeting scheduled for 16th February 2022 acceptance of the Public Sector Audit Appointments’ invitation to opt into the sector-led option for the appointment of external auditors to principal local government and police bodies for five financial years from 1 April 2023.