Agenda

Audit and Governance Committee - Friday 20 January 2023 10.00 am

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

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

2.

Declarations of interest

3.

Public Questions

To answer any written public questions about matters which are within the powers and duties of the Audit & Governance Committee.  Up to 30 minutes is allowed for this item.

 

The closing date for receipt of questions is 10am on Friday 13th January 2023.

4.

Member Questions

The closing date for receipt of questions is 10am on Friday 13th January 2023.

5.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 106 KB

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

6.

Grant Thornton Audit Finding Reports pdf icon PDF 13 MB

The Comittee is asked to note the:

           Audit Findings Report - Council

           Audit Findings Report - Pension Fund

Additional documents:

7.

Statement of Accounts pdf icon PDF 166 KB

 

The Committee is asked to approve the Statementof Accountsfor theyear ended 31st March2022, including Gloucestershire Pension Fund Accounts 2021/22,  and sign the letters of representation.   

 

Additional documents:

8.

Grant Thornton Audit Progress Report pdf icon PDF 2 MB

9.

Annual Governance Statement update pdf icon PDF 98 KB

The Committee is asked to review the progress reported against key issues identified, and considers any further assurance they would like to see as we prepare the AGS for the current year 2022/23.

Additional documents:

10.

Capital, Treasury and Investment Strategy pdf icon PDF 446 KB

The Committee is asked to note the report.

11.

Internal Audit Activity Progress Report pdf icon PDF 48 KB

The Committee is asked to note the report.

Additional documents:

12.

External Audit Arrangements

The Committee will receive a verbal update on the external audit arrangements.

13.

Annual Whistleblowing Report pdf icon PDF 153 KB

The Committee is asked to note the report.

14.

Annual Report on Member Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 72 KB

The Committee is asked to note the report.

15.

Exclusion of the Press & Public

That in accordance with Section 100 A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the public be excluded from the meeting for the following agenda items, 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 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.

16.

Exempt Internal Audit Progress Report -

The Committee is asked to receive the report.