Audit Committee - Wednesday, 3rd March, 2021 7.00 pm

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No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Disclosures of Interest

In accordance with the Council's Code of Conduct, councillors are reminded that it is a requirement to declare interests where appropriate.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 215 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the Audit Committee held on 22 September 2020.


Public Question Time

To consider any written questions that were submitted in advance and accepted in line with the Constitution.  These will be read to the Committee and be followed by a response. The questioner will receive an emailed copy of the response given at the meeting. There will be no supplementary questions.


Fraud and Investigation Team Report pdf icon PDF 167 KB

To consider report FIN/524 of the Operational Benefits and Corporate Fraud Manager.


Progress Report and Risk Management pdf icon PDF 350 KB

To consider report FIN/521 of the Audit and Risk Manager.

Additional documents:


Internal Audit Annual Plan 2021-2022 pdf icon PDF 125 KB

To consider report FIN/522 of the Audit and Risk Manager.

Additional documents:


Updated Audit Results Report: Year Ended 31 March 2020 pdf icon PDF 5 MB

To consider Ernst and Young’s updated Audit Results Report for the year ended 31 March 2020.




That the updated Audit Results Report for the year ended 31 March 2020 be received and noted.


Supplemental Agenda

Any urgent item(s) complying with Section 100(B) of the Local Government Act 1972.


Exempt Information – Exclusion of the Public

The Committee is asked to consider passing the following resolution:-


That under Section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act by virtue of the paragraphs specified against the item.


Outcome of the Investigatory Powers Commissioner's Office RIPA Inspection

Exempt Paragraph 3

Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).


To consider the attached letter which details the findings from the Council’s recent Investigatory Powers Commissioner’s Office (IPCO) inspection, conducted remotely by IPCO Inspector, Mrs Grainne Athorn.




That the letter from the Investigatory Powers Commissioner’s Office (IPCO) inspection be noted.