Agenda

Policy and Resources Committee
Thursday, 27th July, 2017 1.00 pm

Venue: Liverpool Suite. View directions

Contact: Kelly Kellaway, Democratic Services Manager  Email: DemocraticServices@merseyfire.gov.uk

Note: Preceded by a Learning Lunch 

Items
No. Item

1.

Preliminary Matters

Members are requested to consider the identification of:

 

a)  declarations of interest by individual Members in relation to any item of business on the Agenda

 

b)  any additional items of business which the Chair has determined should be considered as matters of urgency; and

 

c)  items of business which may require the exclusion of the press and public during consideration thereof because of the possibility of the disclosure of exempt information.

 

2.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 31 KB

The Minutes of the previous meeting of the Policy and Resources Committee, held on 23rd March 2017, are submitted for approval as a correct record and for signature by the Chair.

 

3.

Grant Thornton - Audit Findings 2016/17 pdf icon PDF 666 KB

To consider a presentation from the Authority’s External Auditor – Grant Thornton, on the audit findings for 2016/17.

4.

TREASURY MANAGEMENT ANNUAL REPORT 2016/17 pdf icon PDF 795 KB

To consider Report CFO/044/17 of the Treasurer, concerning the activities of the Treasury Management operation and actual performance against the agreed Prudential Indicators in 2016/17. This report meets the requirements of the CIPFA Code of Practice on Treasury Management and the CIPFA Prudential Code for Capital Finance in Local Authorities. The Authority is required to comply with both Codes through Regulations issued under the Local Government Act 2003.

 

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5.

THE ANNUAL GOVERNANCE STATEMENT 2016/2017 pdf icon PDF 39 KB

To consider Report CFO/045/17 of the Treasurer, concerning the Authority’s Annual Governance Statement. This statement fulfils the Authority’s statutory requirement to prepare a statement of internal control in accordance with proper practices, and to present an annual review of the effectiveness of the current system.

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6.

REVENUE & CAPITAL OUTTURN 2016/17 pdf icon PDF 761 KB

To consider Report CFO/049/17 of the Treasurer, concerning the Authority’s year-end financial position for 2016/17.

 

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7.

statement of accounts 2016/17 - authorisation for issue pdf icon PDF 102 KB

To consider Report CFO/048/17 of the Treasurer, concerning the audited 2016/17 Statement of Accounts for approval and authorisation for issue.

 

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8.

CORPORATE RISK REGISTER DEC-MAR 17 pdf icon PDF 41 KB

To consider Report CFO/050/17 of the Deputy Chief Fire Officer, concerning the current risks contained within the Corporate Risk Register, the status of the risks and associated control measures - including reference to any new risks introduced or any risks that no longer apply and can be removed.

 

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9.

Review of Safeguarding Policy & Procedures pdf icon PDF 40 KB

To consider Report CFO/051/17 of the Deputy Chief Fire Officer, concerning the review of Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority’s (MFRA) Safeguarding policies and procedures.

 

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10.

Representation of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Merseyside on Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority pdf icon PDF 35 KB

To consider Report CFO/052/17 of the Clerk to the Authority, concerning the appointment of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Merseyside to Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority.