Audit Committee, Wednesday, 29 April 2020
This meeting will be held at 12.30 pm and will be streamed online.
You can view the live stream of the meeting by clicking this link and selecting 'Watch on the web instead'.
1 CHAIR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Chair will give their announcements. Mobile phones should be switched to silent and the evacuation procedures in the event of an emergency will be explained.
2 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To receive apologies from Members who are unable to attend the meeting.
3 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
If a member of the Audit Committee or other member of the Council present at the meeting has a personal or prejudicial interest in any agenda item during this meeting they should declare its existence and nature publicly.
4 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
a) For items on the agenda
b) For items not on the agenda
5 PREVIOUS MINUTES
To confirm the minutes of the Audit Committee meeting held on 29 January 2020.
6 EXTERNAL AUDIT ANNUAL FEE
Verbal update by the Section 151 Officer
7 ERNST YOUNG - EXTERNAL AUDIT, ANNUAL PLAN FOR THE FORTHCOMING YEAR
8 ERNST YOUNG - EXTERNAL AUDIT UPDATE
Verbal update by Ernst Young
9 SWAP INTERNAL AUDIT QUARTERLY PROGRESS UPDATE
Internal Audit provides an independent and objective opinion on the Authority's control environment by evaluating its effectiveness.
10 SWAP INTERNAL ANNUAL AUDIT PLAN AND CHARTER
11 AUDIT COMMITTEE FORWARD PLAN
12 URGENT BUSINESS
To consider any other business which the Chairman decides is urgent.
13 EXCLUSION OF THE PRESS AND PUBLIC
The Audit Committee is asked to consider whether a resolution should be passed to exclude the press and public from the meeting during items 14 and 15 on the grounds that exempt information (as defined in Schedule 12A Local Government Act 1972) of the following description is likely to be disclosed:
Category 3 Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including those of the Council).
14 INTERNAL AUDIT OUTSTANDING RECOMMENDATIONS PROGRESS UPDATE
15 CORPORATE RISK REGISTER UPDATE