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Audit Committee
Tuesday 18 December 2007 5.30 pm

Date:
Tuesday, 18th December, 2007
Time:
5.30pm
Place:
Committee Room, Civic Centre, Arnot Hill Park, Arnold
 

Attendance Details

ItemDescriptionResolution
19 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE.
 
20 TO APPROVE AS A CORRECT RECORD THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 25 SEPTEMBER 2007.
RESOLVED:

That the minutes of the above meeting, having been circulated, be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.
21 DECLARATION OF INTERESTS.
 
22 CORPORATE RISK SCORECARD
RESOLVED:

To note the methodology and assurance metrics adopted in producing the Corporate Risk Scorecard at Appendix A to the report.
23 ANNUAL AUDIT RISK ASSESSMENT
RESOLVED:

That the Data Protection review Officer Group remit be circulated to members.
24 TERMS OF REFERENCE - ANNUAL REVIEW
RESOLVED:

To approve the terms of reference submitted and to request a further report on proposals for the work of the sub-committee under its responsibilities for the Council's Regulatory Framework and a timetable of work.
25 FOLLOW-UP OF AUDIT RECOMMENDATIONS
RESOLVED:

i. To note the report

ii. With reference to the Leisure Services report the sub-committee expressed disappointment that the recommendations in the previous audit report had not been applied across all the Leisure Centres and that this be drawn to the attention of the Head of Service and the Portfolio Holder and that they be asked to attend the next meeting of the sub-committee.
26 INTERNAL AUDIT REPORTS ISSUED OCTOBER - DECEMBER 2007
RESOLVED:

To accept the reports subject to further explanation with regard to the review of Leisure Income.
27 ANY OTHER ITEMS WHICH THE CHAIRMAN CONSIDERS URGENT.
 
The meeting closed at 7.40 pm

Attendance Details

Present:
E.J. Collin (Chairman), A.S. Bexon, G.V. Clarke, A.J. Gillam, C.J. Powell, D.E. Pulk (a), G.E. Withers

Business

Business
ItemBusiness
19None received
21None declared.
22The Manager of Resource Services
updated members of the Audit Sub-Committee on the current level of assurance that could be provided against each corporate risk.

Further consideration was given to risks arising from services provided in partnership with other authorities
23Consideration was given to a report of the Manager of Resource Services on the Annual Audit Risk.
24The Manager of Resource Services submitted for consideration an annual review of the Terms of Reference of the Audit Sub-Committee.
25The Manager of Resource Services submitted a report that monitored departmental progress in implementation of Internal Audit recommendations.

The report identified to members where additional action needed to be considered in relation to any outstanding recommendations.
26Reports on:-

Register of Interests
Cash Receipting
Leisure Income
Housing Rents
Creditors
Trade Waste Procedures
Housing Benefits

were considered.

After discussion of the recommendations and management responses it was:-
27None

 


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