Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes

2.

Absence of Members

3.

Declaration of Members' Personal and Prejudicial Interests

4.

Public Question Time (If any) pdf icon PDF 24 KB

5.

Members' Items (If any)

6.

Bribery Policy Statement and Procedure - Counter Fraud Framework and Corporate Anti Fraud Team (CAFT) Strategy 2012 -2013 pdf icon PDF 206 KB

7.

Internal Audit, Risk Management and Corporate Anti Fraud Team (CAFT) Annual Plan 2012-13; and Internal Audit Strategy 2012-13 pdf icon PDF 202 KB

8.

Internal Audit Progress Report - 2011-12 Quarter 3 and 4 pdf icon PDF 208 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Assistant Director of Finance - Audit and Risk Management introduced the report.  For the service areas that had received a limited assurance, the Heads of Services or their representatives were asked questions by the Committee.

     

    The Chairman requested that for the June 2012 meeting of the Committee, for any service area with a limited or no assurance audit, the Director or the Assistant Director be requested to attend the meeting.

     

    RESOLVED - That the Committee note the contents of the report and the high priority recommendations for follow-up in future periods.

9.

Exception Recommendations Report pdf icon PDF 203 KB

10.

Grants Certification Work Report 2010/11

11.

Annual Audit Plan 2010/11

12.

Annual Review of the Council's Financial Regulations pdf icon PDF 210 KB

13.

Corporate Risk Management Policy Statement and Strategy pdf icon PDF 204 KB

14.

Annual Review of Audit Committee's Effectiveness pdf icon PDF 209 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Assistant Director of Finance - Audit and Risk Management introduced the report. 

     

    RESOLVED

     

    (1)               That the annual review of the Audit Committee’s effectiveness in 2011/12 and the recommendations made, attached at Appendix A to the report, be noted.

    (2)               The Committee considered the Terms of Reference as set out in the in the Constitution and at Appendix A to the report (role and structure section), and did not make any recommendations for change to the Special Committee (Constitution Review).

15.

Work Programme for 2012/13

16.

Internal Audit Report Contract Procedure Rules - April 2012

    Minutes:

    The Commercial Director introduced the report.  The Assistant Director of Commercial Assurance also addressed the Committee.

     

    RESOLVED

    The Committee noted a typographical error to paragraph 1.2 of the report in that the second line should read “the June Audit Committee”.

    (1)               That the Committee note the contents of the report and the actions being taken to address the findings within the internal audit report.

     

    (2)               That the Assistant Director of Commercial Assurance report to the June Audit Committee providing assurance that the actions have been implemented in line with the recommendations.

17.

Vote of Thanks

    Minutes:

    It being the last meeting of the municipal year 2011/2012, the Vice-Chairman and the Committee thanked the Chairman for the courteous and effective way he had conducted the meetings of the Audit Committee in 2011/2012.

     

    The Chairman thanked the members of the Committee and the Officers and for the support he had received from them during the municipal year.  The Chairman also thanked members of the public for their contribution during the municipal year 2011/2012.

18.

Any items that the Chairman decides are urgent