Agenda and decisions

Virtual Live Streamed Meeting (At present, members of the public are not able to attend), Governance and Audit Committee
Tuesday, 25th May, 2021 2.00 pm

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Venue: Virtual Meeting

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Items
No. Item

1.

Declaration of Interest

To receive any declaration of interest by any Member or Officer in respect of any item of business.

Decision:

No declaration of interest was received.

2.

Minutes of the Previous Meetings pdf icon PDF 332 KB

To present the minutes of the previous meetings of the Governance and Audit Committee held on the following dates –

 

·         20 April, 2021

·         18 May, 2021 (election of Chair/Vice-Chair)

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

The minutes of the previous meetings of the Governance and Audit Committee held on 20 April, 2021 and 18 May, 2021 were presented and were confirmed as correct.

 

3.

Internal Audit Annual Report 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 525 KB

To present the report of the Head of Audit and Risk.

Decision:

It was resolved –

 

           To accept the Internal Audit Annual Report for 2020/21 and to note that for the 12 months ended 31 March, 2021, the Head of Audit and Risk is satisfied with the adequacy and effectiveness of the Council’s overall arrangements for risk management, governance and internal control subject to introducing and/or improving internal controls in some areas.

           To accept and to note the two accompanying Limited Assurance reports - ICT Service Continuity (Phishing) and Identification of Duplicate Invoices and Recovery of Duplicate Payments.

4.

Annual Report of the Governance and Audit Committee 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 336 KB

To present the report of the Chair of the Committee.

Decision:

It was resolved to endorse the Annual Report of the Governance and Audit Committee for 2020/21 prior to its submission to the meeting of the County Council on 7 September, 2021. 

5.

Proposed Forward Work Programme 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 239 KB

To present the report of the Head of Audit and Risk.

Decision:

It was resolved to approve the proposed Forward Work Programme for 2021/22 as meeting the Committee’s assurance needs.