Agenda and draft minutes

Audit Committee - Tuesday 29 June 2021 5.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber. View directions

Contact: Alec Dubberley  Democratic Services Manager

Media

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions.

Minutes:

Apologies had been received from Councillors Elliott and McCrossen. Councillor Miller attended as substitute.

2.

To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 16 March 2021. pdf icon PDF 202 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the above meeting, having been circulated, be approved as a correct record.

3.

Declaration of Interests.

Minutes:

None.

4.

Internal Audit Reports pdf icon PDF 150 KB

Report of the Head of Internal Audit

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Gurpreet Daly (BDO) introduced a report, which had been circulated in advance of the meeting, providing the audit opinion for 2020/21 as well as presenting the findings of audit work carried out between March and June 2021. An update on the status of previous audit recommendations was also provided.

 

RESOLVED to:

 

1)    Note the reports and actions taken or to be taken;

 

2)    Thank BDO for their detailed work and our thank our officers for their diligence over the last very difficult year; and

 

3)    Request a report back to the next meeting on progress to made towards addressing the recommendations made in the Commercialisation Audit.

5.

Draft Annual Governance Statement 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 275 KB

Report of the Director of Corporate Resources

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Corporate Resources introduced a report which had been circulated in advance of the meeting, presenting members with the proposed Annual Governance Statement for 2020/21.

 

RESOLVED to:

 

Note the draft Annual Governance Statement 2020/21 and that the final report would be presented to the Committee in the autumn.

6.

Corporate Risk Management Scorecard Quarter 4 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 416 KB

Report of the Head of Finance and ICT

Minutes:

The Head of Finance and ICT introduced a report, which had been circulated in advance of the meeting, updating members on the current level of assurance that could be provided against each corporate risk.

 

Members were pleased to note that two of the riskks had been downgraded since the last meeting.

 

RESOLVED to:

 

Note the progress of actions identified within the Corporate Risk Register.

7.

Any other item which the Chair considers urgent.

Minutes:

None.