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Note No. Item


Apologies for Absence.


Declarations of Interest.

To receive declarations of interest from Members including the terms(s) of any  Grants of Dispensations by the Managing Director.



Confirmation of the Minutes of the meeting held on 23 October 2019 pdf icon PDF 304 KB


Urgent Items

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


References from Other Committees (IF ANY)

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


Member Development Training

At the Board meeting on 23 October 2019 Members received the first instalment of a programme of ‘bit-sized’ training sessions on ‘Internal Audit Standards’ from the Internal Audit Manager [Min. No. 19 refers].


For the Board meeting on 22 January 2020 Members will receive a further presentation on ‘Risk Management’.


Report from the External Auditor pdf icon PDF 111 KB

To note the attached report and Appendices from the External Auditor, Grant Thornton UK.

Additional documents:


Internal Audit Update Report (January 2020) pdf icon PDF 117 KB

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

Additional documents:


Selective Invoice Checks pdf icon PDF 221 KB

Following the Board meeting held on 23 October 2019 [Min. No. 25 refers], the Chairman chose a further 5 (five) creditor payments for checking from a list supplied by the Internal Audit Manager of all transactions from the current quarter.


This report summarises the findings of that exercise and provides Members with the opportunity to select further payments for checking.