Agenda

Audit and Risk Committee
Tuesday, 23rd July, 2019 7.00 pm

Venue: Catmose

Contact: Governance  01572 720991

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

In accordance with the Regulations, Members are invited to declare any disclosable interests under the Code of Conduct and the nature of those interests in respect of items on this Agenda and/or indicate if Section 106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 applies to them.

3.

APPOINTMENT OF VICE-CHAIRMAN OF COMMITTEE

4.

TERMS OF REFERENCE pdf icon PDF 60 KB

To note the terms of reference, number of places and voting places,

membership and dates of meetings of the Audit and Risk Committee.

5.

MINUTES

To confirm the minutes of the Audit and Risk Committee held on 26 March 2019.

6.

MATTERS ARISING

7.

PETITIONS, DEPUTATIONS AND QUESTIONS

To receive any petitions, deputations and questions received from Members of the Public in accordance with the provisions of Procedure Rule 217.

The total time allowed for this item shall be 30 minutes. Petitions, declarations and questions shall be dealt with in the order in which they are received. Questions may also be submitted at short notice by giving a written copy to the Committee Administrator 15 minutes before the start of the meeting.

The total time allowed for questions at short notice is 15 minutes out of the total time of 30 minutes. Any petitions, deputations and questions that have been 2

 

submitted with prior formal notice will take precedence over questions submitted at short notice. Any questions that are not considered within the time limit shall receive a written response after the meeting and be the subject of a report to the next meeting.

8.

QUESTIONS FROM MEMBERS

To consider any questions received from Members of the Council in accordance with the provisions of Procedure Rule 95.

 

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION

To consider any Notices of Motion from Members submitted under Procedure Rule 97.

 

 

10.

STATEMENT OF ACCOUNTS 2018/19

To Receive Report No. 106/2019 from the Strategic Director for Resources.

 

NOTE: The Accounts and Audit (England) Regulations 2015 require the

approval of the Statement of Accounts by 31 July 2019. This date falls within

the period normally allowed for Members to refer a committee decision to the

Council. In accordance with Procedure Rule 110(7), the Committee will be

asked to decide that the matter is of such urgency that no referral of the

Committee’s decision should be allowed.

 

(Report to follow)

11.

EXTERNAL AUDITORS REPORT (ISA 260 REPORT)

To receive Report No. 116/2019 from the Strategic Director for Resources.

 

(Report to follow)

12.

INTERNAL AUDIT ANNUAL REPORT 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 55 KB

To receive Report No. 108/2019 from the Head of Internal Audit.

Additional documents:

13.

EXCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC AND PRESS

The Committee is recommended to determine whether the public and press be excluded from the meeting in accordance with Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended, and in accordance with the Access to Information provisions of Procedure Rule 239, as the following item of business is likely to involve the disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 7 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act

14.

ANNUAL FRAUD REPORT 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 101 KB

To receive Report No. 109/2019 from the Strategic Director for Resources.

Additional documents:

15.

STRATEGIC RISK REGISTER pdf icon PDF 62 KB

To receive Report No. 110/2019 from the Strategic Director for Resources.

Additional documents:

16.

REGULATION OF INVESTIGATORY POWERS ACT 2000 (RIPA) UPDATE

To receive a verbal update from the Strategic Director for Resources.

17.

COMMITTEE TRAINING

To receive a verbal update from the Strategic Director for Resources.

18.

ANY OTHER URGENT BUSINESS

To receive items of urgent business which have previously been notified to the person presiding.