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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 Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 66 KB

The Minutes of the previous meeting of the Audit Committee, held on 13th February 2020, are submitted for approval as a correct record and for signature by the Chair.

 

3.

EXEMPT Minutes - 18th March 2020

The Minutes of the additional meeting of the Audit Committee, held on 18th March 2020, are submitted for approval and signature by the Chair.

 

These Minutes contain EXEMPT information, by virtue of Paragraphs 1 and 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

4.

External Audit Plan 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 417 KB

To consider the attached report from the Authority’s External Auditors – Grant Thornton, concerning the External Audit Plan 2019-20. 

 

 

5.

TREASURY MANAGEMENT 2019/20 ANNUAL REPORT pdf icon PDF 234 KB

To consider Report CFO/025/20 of the Treasurer, concerning the activities of the Treasury Management operation and actual performance against the agreed Prudential Indicators in 2019/20. 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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6.

2019/20 ANNUAL YEAR-END INTERNAL AUDIT REPORT pdf icon PDF 99 KB

To consider Report CFO/027/20 of the Treasurer, concerning the Annual Year End Internal Audit report for 2019/20.

 

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7.

2020/21 INTERNAL AUDIT PLAN pdf icon PDF 68 KB

To consider Report CFO/024/20 of the Treasurer, concerning the proposed Internal Audit plan for 2020/21 and to seek comments from Members on the plan.

 

 

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8.

THE ANNUAL GOVERNANCE STATEMENT 2019/2020 pdf icon PDF 65 KB

To consider Report CFO/026/20 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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