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45.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 82 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 25th October 2018 were approved and signed as a correct record.

 

(Moved by Councillor M Gant and seconded by Councillor M Greatorex)

 

46.

Minutes of Meetings of Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 95 KB

To receive and approve the Minutes of the Standards Sub-Committee meetings dated 22 October 2018 and 21 November 2018

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 22nd October 2018 and 21st November 2018 were approved and signed as a correct record.

 

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

 

Rule 12.5 of the Committee Procedure Rules, Right to require individual vote to be recorded.

 

Councillor C Cooke Voted against the motion.

47.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor R Kingstone and Councillor R Claymore

48.

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.

49.

Audit Report on Certification Work pdf icon PDF 71 KB

(Report of the External Auditors)

Minutes:

The Certification work for Tamworth Borough Council for the year ended 31st March 2018 was presented to members

 

RESOLVED:

Members endorsed the report

 

 

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

 

50.

Audit Plan pdf icon PDF 461 KB

(Report of the External Auditors)

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

That the Committee

 

 

Endorsed the external Audit Plan for year ending 31st March 2019

 

 

(Moved by Councillor M Summers and seconded by Councillor M Gant)

 

 

 

51.

Risk Management Quarterly Report pdf icon PDF 49 KB

(Report of the Assistant Director Finance)

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Minutes:

The Assistant Director Finance reported on the Risk Management process and progress to date for the current financial year.

 

RESOLVED

That the Committee;

 

Endorsed the Corporate Risk Register

 

 

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

 

52.

Internal Audit Update Report 2018/19 Quarter 3 pdf icon PDF 67 KB

(Report of the Head of Audit & Governance)

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Minutes:

The Head of Audit and Governance reported on the outcome of Internal Audit’s review of the Internal Control, Risk Management and Governance framework in the 3rd quarter of 2018/19 – provided members with assurance of the ongoing effective operation of an Internal Audit function and enable any particularly significant issues to be brought to the Committee’s attention

 

RESOLVED

The Committee;

 

Considered the attached report and raised any issue it deems appropriate. 

 

 

(Moved by Councillor M Summers and seconded by Councillor M Gant)

 

53.

Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 pdf icon PDF 78 KB

(Report of the Assistant Director Partnerships)

Minutes:

The Council’s Code of Practice for carrying out surveillance under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) specifies that quarterly reports will be taken to Audit & Governance Committee to demonstrate to elected members that the Council is complying with its own Code of Practice when using RIPA

 

RESOLVED

That Audit and Governance Committee:

 

 

Endorsed the RIPA monitoring report for the quarter to 31st December 2018.

 

 

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

54.

Audit and Governance Committee Timetable pdf icon PDF 57 KB

(Discussion Item)

Minutes:

The Committee reviewed the timetable.