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Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Vice Chair

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

That Councillor R Kingstone be appointed as Vice-Chair

 

 

(Moved by Councillor M Greatorex  and seconded by Councillor R Claymore)

 

2.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor M Gant

3.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 99 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 28th March 2018 were approved and signed as a correct record.

 

(Moved by Councillor M Summers and seconded by Councillor J Faulkner)

 

4.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of Members’ interests (pecuniary and non-pecuniary) in any matters which are to be considered at this meeting.

 

When Members are declaring a pecuniary or non-pecuniary interest in respect of which they have dispensation, they should specify the nature of such interest.  Members should leave the room if they have a pecuniary or non-pecuniary interest in respect of which they do not have a dispensation. 

 

 

Minutes:

There were no declarations of Interest.

5.

Update from External Auditors

(To receive any updates from the external auditors)

Minutes:

The external auditor advised the Committee that he was confident that the 31 July 2018 deadline will be met for the accounts. 

6.

Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 pdf icon PDF 188 KB

 

(Report of the Solicitor to the Council and Monitoring Officer)

Minutes:

RESOLVED

The Committee

 

endorsed the RIPA monitoring report for the quarter to 31 March 2018.

 

 

(Moved by Councillor M Summers and seconded by Councillor C Cooke)

 

 

7.

Constitution & Scheme of Delegation pdf icon PDF 206 KB

(Report of the Solicitor to the Council & Monitoring Officer)

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

That the Committee

 

 

Endorsed the Constitution and Scheme of Delegation as approved by Council on 6 June 2018.

 

 

(Moved by Councillor J Faulkner and second by Councillor C Cooke)

 

8.

Annual Governance Statement & Code of Corporate Governance pdf icon PDF 126 KB

(Report of The Head of Internal Audit)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED

The Committee agreed

 

A)

 

the Annual Governance Statement as appropriate for presentation to the External Auditor and for inclusion in the Annual Statement of Accounts; and

B)

the Code of Corporate Governance

 

Committee gave a vote of thanks for the hard work of J Wheatley and J Hackett

 

(Moved by Councillor M Greatorex and seconded by Councillor R Claymore)

9.

Audit & Governance Committee Self-Assessment 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 157 KB

(Report of the Head of Internal Audit)

Minutes:

The report informed the Committee of the earlier completed assessment to which members had contributed. 

10.

Internal Audit Annual Report and Quarter 4 Performance Report pdf icon PDF 233 KB

(Report of the Head of Internal Audit)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

That the Committee

 

considered the attached report and following some discussion was satisfied with the performance

 

 

(Moved by Councillor M Summers and seconded by Councillor C Cooke)

 

 

11.

Internal Audit Customer Satisfaction Survey 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 108 KB

(Report of the Head of Internal Audit)

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

The Committee considered

 

the report and had no issues to raise.

 

 

(Moved by Councillor J Faulkner  and seconded by Councillor R Kingstone)

 

 

12.

Public Sector Internal Audit Standards & Quality Assurance and Improvement Programme pdf icon PDF 127 KB

(Report of the Head of Internal Audit)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED

That the Committee endorsed;

 

 

compliance with the Public Sector Internal Audit Standards; and;

 

 

the Quality Assurance & Improvement Programme.

 

 

(Moved by Councillor C Cooke  and seconded by Councillor R Claymore)

 

 

13.

Audit and Governance Committee Timetable pdf icon PDF 132 KB

(Discussion Item)

Minutes:

The Committee reviewed the timetable.