Agenda and minutes

Audit Committee
Tuesday, 6th December, 2011 6.00 pm

Venue: Conference Room 3 - Civic Centre. View directions

Contact: Judy Cordell  023 8083 2766

Items
No. Item

19.

Apologies And Changes In Membership (If Any)

To note any changes in membership of the Committee made in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 4.3.

 

Minutes:

 

 

The Panel noted that in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 4.3, Councillor Kaur replaced Councillor Bogle as Committee Member for the remainder of the municipal year.

20.

Minutes Of The Previous Meeting (Including Matters Arising) pdf icon PDF 42 KB

To approve and sign as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting held on 24th September and 10th December 2009, and to deal with any matters arising, attached. 

 

Minutes:

 

RESOLVED that the Minutes of the meeting held on 22nd September 2011 be approved and signed as a correct record.  (Copy of the minutes circulated with the agenda and appended to the signed minutes).

 

COUNCILLOR BALL IN THE CHAIR

 

 

 

21.

Audit Commission: Annual Audit Letter 2010/11 pdf icon PDF 59 KB

Report of the Chief Internal Auditor detailing the Audit Commission: Annual Audit Letter 2010/11 presenting the results of the District Auditor’s statutory audit of the Council’s financial statements, attached. 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

 

The Committee received and noted the report of the Chief Internal Auditor concerning the Annual Audit Letter presenting the results of the statutory audit of the Council’s 2010/11 financial statements and the assessment of arrangements to achieve value for money in the Council’s use of resources.  (Copy of the report appended to the signed minutes). 

 

COUNCILLOR BALL IN THE CHAIR

 

 

 

22.

Audit Commission: Audit and Inspection Progress Report pdf icon PDF 55 KB

Report of the Chief Internal Auditor detailing the Audit and Inspection Progress report, attached. 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

 

The Committee received and noted the report of the Chief Internal Auditor detailing the Audit Commission’s November 2011 progress report  (Copy of the report appended to signed minutes). 

 

 

23.

Annual Governance Statement 2010/11: Action Plan Status Report pdf icon PDF 49 KB

Report of the Head of Finance detailing the Action Plan Status report, attached. 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

 

The Committee received and noted the report of the Head of Finance, detailing the content of the Annual Governance Statement 2010-11 Action Plan Status document.  (Copy of the report appended to the signed minutes). 

 

24.

Risk Management Action Plan 2011-12: Status Report pdf icon PDF 54 KB

Report of the Head of Finance detailing the Risk Management Action Plan 2011-12, attached. 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

 

 

The Committee received and noted the report of the Head of Finance, detailing the Risk Management Action Plan 2011-12 : Status Report as set out in Appendix 1.  (Copy of the report appended to the signed minutes). 

 

 

25.

Strategic Risk Register - Update pdf icon PDF 56 KB

Report of the Head of Finance detailing the Strategic Risk Register, attached.  

Additional documents:

Minutes:

 

The Committee received and noted the report of the Head of Finance, detailing the Strategic Risk Register, associated Risk Management Action Plans and the Summary of Directorate Risk Registers.   (Copy of the report circulated with the Agenda and appended to the signed minutes).

 

It was agreed that Officers would provide members with further information relating to the category of risk in financial terms.

 

26.

National Fraud Initiative 2010-11 pdf icon PDF 60 KB

Report of the Chief Internal Auditor detailing the National Fraud Initiative 2010-11, attached. 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

 

The Committee received and noted the report of the Chief Internal Auditor detailing the current status of the 2010-11 National Fraud Initiative data matching exercise run by the Audit Commission which matched electronic data within and between participating bodies to prevent and detect fraud.  It was further noted that the NFI was run every two years and was part of the statutory audit process for health, local government and other public sector providers that the Audit Commission was responsible for.  (Copy of the report circulated with the Agenda and appended to the signed minutes).

 

27.

Internal Audit: Progress report November 2011 pdf icon PDF 57 KB

Report of the Chief Internal Auditor detailing the Internal Audit Progress Report for November, attached. 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

 

The Committee received and noted the report of the Chief Internal Auditor, detailing the Internal Audit Progress Report for the period ending November 2011.    (Copy of the report circulated with the Agenda and appended to the signed minutes).