Agenda

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence and substitutions

2.

Declarations of interest

3.

Urgent matters

To consider any items of business, other than those shown on this agenda and which, by reason of special circumstances to be stated at the meeting, in the opinion of the Chairman, should be considered at the meeting as a matter of urgency.

 

4.

Appointment of Vice-Chair

To appoint a Vice-Chair of the Audit and Accounts Committee for the 2019/20 Municipal year.

5.

Minutes of the meeting held on 25 March 2019 pdf icon PDF 322 KB

The Chair will move that the minutes of the meeting be signed as a correct record. The only part of the minutes that can be discussed is their accuracy.

6.

Summary of Investment Income 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 108 KB

Contact Officer: Phillip Hood

The attached table provides a summary of investment income budgets for 2018/19 and the final position, which was overall additional income of £0.193M.

7.

Draft Property Investment Strategy Annual Report for year end - quarter 4 2018 pdf icon PDF 304 KB

Contact Officer: Charles Hawkeswood

This attached report shows the activity within the council’s Property Investment Strategy Annual for the 12 months for the year ending 31 March 2019.

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8.

Treasury Management Annual Report 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 304 KB

Contact Officer: Dean Pletts

The purpose of this report is to present the Treasury Management Annual Report 2018/19 that will be reported to Council on 18 July 2019.

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9.

Invest to Grow Strategy Annual Report 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 218 KB

Contact Officer: Phillip Hood

The purpose of this report is to present the draft Invest to Grow Fund Annual Report 2018/19 that will be reported to Cabinet on 9 July 2019.

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10.

Annual Governance Statement - June 2019 pdf icon PDF 258 KB

Contact Officer: Ann Greaves

It is a requirement of the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 that the council prepares an Annual Governance Statement (AGS).

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11.

Local Code of Corporate Governance 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 238 KB

Contact Officer: Ann Greaves

Every council is required to prepare a Local code of Corporate Governance which has to be reviewed and adopted annually. 

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12.

Internal Audit Progress Report (March-May 2019) pdf icon PDF 375 KB

Contact Officer: Richard Bevan

This report is to inform members of the Audit and Accounts Committee of the work completed by the Internal Audit Team during the period March - May 2019 and the current position with outstanding audit recommendations.

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13.

Fraud Update Report - Protecting the Public Purse pdf icon PDF 403 KB

Contact Officer: Paul Gundry

To inform the committee of the work that has been carried out during 2018/19 to protect the public purse.

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14.

Internal Audit Annual Report 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 453 KB

Contact Officer: Paul Gundry

This report is to inform members of the Chief Internal Auditor’s annual opinion on the effectiveness of the council’s risk management, control and governance processes for 2018/19.

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15.

Requests made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations 2004 pdf icon PDF 308 KB

Contact Officer: Jackie Tatam

This report has been produced following the concerns raised by a member of the public into the procedure followed when dealing with requests made under the Freedom of Information Act (FOI) and Environmental Information Regulations (EIR).

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16.

Viewing of Social Networking Sites and RIPA Inspection Update pdf icon PDF 326 KB

Contact Officer: Jackie Tatam

This report provides Members of the Committee with a summary of the viewing of social networking sites by officers in an investigatory capacity.

17.

Audit and Accounts work programme pdf icon PDF 105 KB

The Committee is asked to note and review it’s work programme.

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18.

Exclusion of press and public

To consider whether, in view of the nature of the remaining items on the agenda, any of them are likely to involve the disclosure of exempt or confidential information within the terms of [] Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972

 

19.

Confidential/exempt items for information

Item 12 - Internal Audit Progress Report (March-May 2019) - Appendix 13

Item 15 - Requests made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations 2004 - Appendix 1