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Agenda

Audit Board
Wednesday 17 July 2019 7.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room B12. View directions

Items
Note No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence.

2.

Declarations of Interest.

To receive declarations of interest from Members including the terms(s) of any Grant(s) of Dispensation.

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3.

Confirmation of the Minutes of the meeting held on 27 March 2019 pdf icon PDF 322 KB

4.

Urgent Items

The Chairman will announce his decision as to whether there are any urgent items and their position on the agenda.

ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION IN PUBLIC

5.

References from Other Committees (IF ANY)

There are no references from other Committees for the Board to consider at present.

6.

Report from External Auditor pdf icon PDF 117 KB

To receive a report and appendices from the Council’s External Auditor, Grant Thornton UK.

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7.

Counter Fraud & Compliance Team Annual Report 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 155 KB

This report updates Members with details of the work carried out by the Counter Fraud & Compliance Team during 2018/19.

8.

Annual Governance Statement 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 116 KB

This report considers the governance arrangements and the system of internal control which operated during 2018/19 and the review that has taken place of those arrangements and controls.

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9.

Financial Statements (Statement of Accounts) 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 116 KB

This report presents the Council’s Statement of Accounts for the period 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.

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10.

Internal Audit Annual Opinion (July 2019) pdf icon PDF 162 KB

This report sets out the Internal Audit Annual Opinion 2018-19 on the effectiveness of the Council’s internal control, governance and risk management arrangements, as required by Public Sector Internal Audit Standards (PSIAS).

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11.

Internal Audit Update Report (July 2019) pdf icon PDF 116 KB

This report provides Members with an update on the Audit Partnership, including Internal Audit activity, service developments and progress towards delivery of the 2019/20 Audit Plan.

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12.

Selective Invoice Checks pdf icon PDF 138 KB

In March 2019, Members selected five creditor payments, at random, for testing to ascertain probity and accuracy of the transactions. This report summarises the findings of that exercise and provides Members with the opportunity to select further payments for checking for the next quarter.

13.

Member Development Proposal pdf icon PDF 120 KB

As requested by the Board at its meeting on 27 March 2019 to receive a proposal paper from the Audit Manager (Chief Audit Executive) on future development of Board Member skills.

 

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