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Agenda

Venue: Via Zoom

Contact: Elaine Ireland  Democratic Governance Senior Adviser

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Items
No. Item

1.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members are asked to declare any interests in the items under consideration and in

doing so state:

 

(1) the type of interest concerned, either a

 

(a) personal interest

(b) prejudicial interest

(c) disclosable pecuniary interest (DPI)

and

 

(2) the nature of the interest concerned

 

If any Member requires advice on declarations of interests, they are advised to contact the Head of Democratic Governance in advance of the meeting.

2.

MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING HELD ON 25 MARCH 2021 pdf icon PDF 501 KB

To agree the minutes of the last meeting of the Audit Committee held on 25 March 2021 as a true and correct record.

3.

AUDIT FOLLOW UP - BUSINESS SUPPORT pdf icon PDF 464 KB

To consider a progress report on the recommendations made in the internal audit report of Business Support issued on 10October 2019.

 

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4.

STRATEGIC RISK REGISTER - PANDEMIC RESPONSE pdf icon PDF 449 KB

To consider the controls being implemented to manage the strategic risk relating to the pandemic infection.   

 

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5.

RISK SERVICES QUARTER FOUR REPORT pdf icon PDF 446 KB

To provide the Audit Committee with a summary of the work completed by Risk Services in quarter four of the 2020/2021 financial year. 

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6.

ANNUAL GOVERNANCE STATEMENTS - CONTRACT MANAGEMENT AND PROCUREMENT ARRANGEMENTS pdf icon PDF 587 KB

To provide updates in respect of Contract Management and Procurement arrangements from the Annual Governance Statements.

7.

ANNUAL AUDIT OPINION pdf icon PDF 471 KB

The Audit Committee is asked to consider the Annual Audit report for the year ended 31 March 2021.

 

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8.

QUALITY ASSURANCE IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 466 KB

The Audit Committee is asked to approve the Quality Assurance and Improvement Programme for the internal audit service for 2021/2022.   

 

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9.

CODE OF GOVERNANCE pdf icon PDF 470 KB

To consider adopting a local code of governance, as recommended in the Annual Governance Statement Action Plan.

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10.

AUDIT COMMITTEE EVALUATION AND TRAINING PROGRAMME 2021/2022 pdf icon PDF 677 KB

To consider the feedback from the self-evaluation exercise undertaken by the Audit Committee and senior officers who engage with the Committee on a regular basis and to approve the training plan.

11.

AUDIT COMMITTEE ACTION TRACKER pdf icon PDF 444 KB

To consider the updates provided and to ask follow up questions as appropriate to ensure that all recommendations are implemented.

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12.

DATE OF NEXT MEETING

To note the provisional date and time of the next meeting of the Committee as 17 June 2021, commencing at 6pm.