Agenda

Governance Committee
Monday, 24th July, 2017 5.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 1 - Civic Centre. View directions

Contact: Claire Heather, Senior Democratic Support Officer  023 8083 2412

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

To receive any apologies.

2.

Disclosure Of Personal And Pecuniary Interests

In accordance with the Localism Act 2011, and the Council’s Code of Conduct, Members to disclose any personal or pecuniary interests in any matter included on the agenda for this meeting.

 

NOTE:  Members are reminded that, where applicable, they must complete the appropriate form recording details of any such interests and hand it to the Democratic Support Officer.

3.

Statement From The Chair

4.

Minutes Of Previous Meeting (Including Matters Arising) pdf icon PDF 61 KB

To approve and sign as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting held on 12th June 2017 and to deal with any matters arising, attached.

 

5.

ANNUAL REPORT ON THE MEMBERS' CODE OF CONDUCT pdf icon PDF 82 KB

To consider the report of the Service Director: Legal & Governance detailing considerations and any further updates to the Members' Code of Conduct, attached.

6.

Annual Governance Statement 2016-17 pdf icon PDF 84 KB

To consider the report of the Chief Financial Officer seeking to review the draft Annual Governance Statement 2016-17, attached.

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7.

FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR 2016/17 pdf icon PDF 74 KB

To consider the report of the Section 151 Officer detailing the findings of any major changes to the Financial Statements arising from the Annual Audit, attached.

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8.

Internal Audit Progress Report pdf icon PDF 65 KB

To consider the report of the Chief Internal Auditor providing an update on the progress made against the Audit Plan and highlighting any areas of concern, attached.

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9.

Risk Management Development Plan - Status Report pdf icon PDF 64 KB

To consider the report of the Chief Financial Officer providing a progress report in respect of the agreed actions to further develop and embed risk management as a key business process, attached.

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10.

External Audit - Audit Results Report pdf icon PDF 60 KB

To consider the report of the External Auditor, Ernst Young detailing the Audit Results, attached.

11.

External Audit Letter of Representation pdf icon PDF 59 KB

To consider the report of the External Auditor, Ernst Young seeking approval of the Letter of Representation, attached.

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12.

Direct Payments pdf icon PDF 92 KB

Report of the Service Director, Adults, Housing and Communities outlining the management response to the internal audit report on direct payments, attached.

13.

Procurement (sub £100k) Update pdf icon PDF 114 KB

Report of Service Lead - Supplier Experience detailing the results of the 2016-17 audit of sub £100k procurement activities and remedial actions being taken.

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