Agenda

Audit
Wednesday, 12th September, 2018 7.30 pm

Venue: Conference Room 2 - The Forum. View directions

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

To receive any apologies for absence

2.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest

 

A member with a disclosable pecuniary interest or a personal interest in a matter who attends a meeting of the authority at which the matter is considered -

 

(i)            must disclose the interest at the start of the meeting or when the interest becomes apparent

 

and, if the interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest, or a personal interest which is also prejudicial

 

(ii)        may not participate in any discussion or vote on the matter (and must withdraw to the public seating area) unless they have been granted a dispensation.

 

A member who discloses at a meeting a disclosable pecuniary interest which is not registered in the Members’ Register of Interests, or is not the subject of a pending notification, must notify the Monitoring Officer of the interest within 28 days of the disclosure.

 

Disclosable pecuniary interests, personal and prejudicial interests are defined in Part 2 of the Code of Conduct For Members

 

[If a member is in any doubt as to whether they have an interest which should be declared they should seek the advice of the Monitoring Officer before the start of the meeting]

 

3.

Minutes and Actions pdf icon PDF 80 KB

To confirm the minutes of the previous meeting and consider the actions

4.

Public Participation

An opportunity for members of the public to make statements and ask questions in accordance with the rules as to Public Participation

 

5.

Strategic Risk Register pdf icon PDF 72 KB

To provide an update on the Strategic Risk Register for 2018/19.

Additional documents:

6.

Local Government Ombudsman - Annual Review letter 2018 pdf icon PDF 92 KB

  1. Members will find included the Annual Review Letter 2018 published by the Local Government Ombudsman (LGO).  The Annual Review Letter contains the LGO’s annual summary of statistics on the complaints about this Council for the year ended 31 March 2018.

 

  1. In addition the LGO has attached the following spreadsheets:

 

·         Additional information on the complaints and enquiries received in the period

·         Additional information on the decisions made in the period.

 

 

  1. The annual letter and corresponding data tables were published on the LGO website on 25 July 2018.

 

 

Additional documents:

7.

External Audit Progress Report pdf icon PDF 378 KB

To consider  any update from the Council’s External Auditor.

Additional documents:

8.

Internal Audit Progress Report pdf icon PDF 419 KB

9.

Internal Audit: Service Reports pdf icon PDF 412 KB

To consider the following report:

 

·         GDPR

·         Social Media

Additional documents:

10.

Audit Committee - September 18 - Work programme pdf icon PDF 54 KB

To consider the Audit Committee Work Programme for September 2018.