Audit and Governance Committee
Monday, 18th January 2021 6.30 pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting - Microsoft Teams

Contact: Democratic and Electoral Services 

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To receive any apologies for absence.


Declarations of Interest

To receive from Members, declarations of the existence of any disclosable pecuniary, or non-pecuniary, interests and the nature of those interests in relation to any agenda item. Please see Agenda Notes.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 212 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 16 November 2020.


Public Question Time (15 minutes)

To receive any questions from members of the public provided that a question does not relate to:


·       Matters which are the subject of current or pending legal proceedings, or

·       Matters relating to employees or former employees of the Council or comments in respect of individual Council Officers


If you would like to ask a question at this meeting, please contact as soon as possible and by Wednesday 13th January at the latest.


Petitions and Deputations (15 minutes)

To receive any petitions and deputations provided that no such petition or deputation is in relation to:


·       Matters relating to individual Council Officers, or

·       Matters relating to current or pending legal proceedings


If you would like to present a petition or deputation at this meeting, please contact as soon as possible and by Wednesday 13th January at the latest.



Internal Audit Plan 2020/21 - Progress Report pdf icon PDF 215 KB

To receive the quarterly update of the Head of Audit, Risk and Assurance.

Additional documents:


Management update - Limited Assurance Report - Health and Safety pdf icon PDF 246 KB

To receive the limited assurance management update.


Review of Appointments to and Representation on Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 280 KB

To consider the report of the Corporate Director.

Additional documents:


Annual Governance Statement Improvement Plan 2019/2020 Update pdf icon PDF 156 KB

To provide an update on progress on work as part of the Annual Governance Statement 2019/20 Improvement Plan.

Additional documents:


Appointment of an Independent Member to the Audit and Governance Committee pdf icon PDF 440 KB

To receive an update on the position regarding appointing an Independent Member.


(Briefing note to follow)


Audit and Governance Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 74 KB

To consider the Work Programme.


Date of Next Meeting

8 March 2021 at 6.30pm