Audit & Governance Committee - Thursday, 16th September, 2021 11.00 am

Venue: TBC

Contact: James Lyon 


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Welcome & Apologies

The Chairman to welcome members to the meeting.

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Declarations of Interest

Members are required to declare any personal, prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interest they may have relating to items on the agenda and state the nature of such interest.

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Minutes from the Previous Committee pdf icon PDF 313 KB

To formally sign off the Minutes from 18 February 2021 and 10 June 2021 (previously circulated).


To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of the Audit & Governance Committee held on 15 July 2021.

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Monthly Operating Report (July 2021) pdf icon PDF 656 KB

To note and discuss the Transport for the North Monthly Operating Report.

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Virtual Participation in Meetings pdf icon PDF 291 KB

To note the recommendations outlined in the report and to consider how the Committee should conduct future meetings.

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Internal Audit Update pdf icon PDF 311 KB

To note the reports from RSM Risk Assurance Services:


-      Governance Effectiveness

-      Risk Management

-      Progress Report

-      Future Audits

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External Audit Update pdf icon PDF 786 KB

To note the reports from Mazars:


-      Audit Completion Report

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Year End Statutory Accounts pdf icon PDF 337 KB

-      To approve the Annual Governance Statement; and

-      To recommend to the TfN Board the sign off of the Annual Statement of Accounts.


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Draft Audit & Governance Committee Annual Report to the TfN Board pdf icon PDF 312 KB

To review the draft report of the Chair of the Audit & Governance Committee summarising the Committee’s activities over the previous year against its Terms of Reference and recommending the approval of the 2020/21 Statutory Accounts and Annual Governance Statement.

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Risk Review pdf icon PDF 339 KB

To highlight the significant risks associated with Transport for the North’s ongoing programmes.

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Any Other Business

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