Agenda

Audit and Governance Committee
Monday, 8th March 2021 6.30 pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting - Microsoft Teams

Contact: Democratic and Electoral Services 

Items
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1.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence.

2.

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.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 168 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 18 January 2021.

4.

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

5.

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

6.

Treasury Management Strategy 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the report of the Cabinet Member for Performance and Resources seeking to formally recommend that Council approves the Treasury Management Strategy, the prudential indicators and note the Treasury activities.

Additional documents:

7.

Capital Strategy 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 142 KB

To consider the report of the Cabinet Member for Performance and Resources

seeking Members to formally recommend that Council approves the Capital

Strategy.

Additional documents:

8.

Risk Management Annual Report pdf icon PDF 263 KB

To consider the report of the Head of Audit Risk Assurance providing Members with an update on the Council’s risk management activities from 2020/21 including the Strategic Risk Register.

Additional documents:

9.

Internal Audit - Quarterly Progress Report pdf icon PDF 323 KB

To consider the report of the Head of Audit Risk Assurance updating Members of the Internal Audit activity progress in relation to the approved Internal Audit Plan 2020/21.

Additional documents:

10.

Internal Audit Plan 2021-22 pdf icon PDF 150 KB

To consider the report of the Head of Audit Risk Assurance providing the Committee with a summary of the proposed Risk Based Internal Audit Plan 2021/2022 as required by the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 and the Public Sector Internal Audit Standards (PSIAS) 2017.

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11.

External Audit Plan 2020-21 pdf icon PDF 955 KB

To consider the report of the Council’s external auditor.

 

12.

Annual Report of the Audit and Governance Committee pdf icon PDF 225 KB

To consider the Chair’s annual report.

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13.

Audit and Governance Committee Work Programme

A new work programme will be circulated in the Civic year 2021/22.

14.

Date of Next Meeting

19 July 2021 at 6.30pm