Audit & Governance Committee - Friday, 18th November, 2022 11.00 am

Note: Consultation Call 


No. Item


Welcome and Apologies

The Chair 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 Meeting (5 minutes) pdf icon PDF 98 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the Audit & Governance Committee held on 21st September 2022.

Lead: Chair

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Corporate Risk Review (30 minutes) pdf icon PDF 107 KB

To review the current risks held on the Transport for the North Corporate Risk Register with a specific focus on the Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure.

Lead:  Daniella Della-Cerra Smith

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Quarterly Operating Report (10 minutes) pdf icon PDF 715 KB

To present the Quarterly Monitoring Report (Jul – Oct 2022) to the Committee

Lead:  Paul Kelly

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Financial Update (10 minutes) pdf icon PDF 175 KB

To provide a Financial update on:

·        Year to Date Position

·        Budget Revision 2

·        Mid-Year Treasury Management

Lead:  David Spilsbury



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Internal Audit Update (15 minutes) pdf icon PDF 73 KB

To note the reports from Internal Auditor RSM Risk Assurance Services

·        Progress Report

·        Risk Maturity Report

Lead: Alex Hire

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External Audit Update (10 minutes) pdf icon PDF 74 KB

To note the External Audit Progress report from Mazars.including updates on

·        2020/2021 and 2021/2022 audits

·        Provision of recent relevant reports and publications for information.

·        Verbal Update on PSAA provided by TfN

Lead:  Karen Murray


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Preparation of the Annual Governance Statement (10 minutes) pdf icon PDF 110 KB

To consider the progress update on the Annual Governance Statement.

Lead: Julie Openshaw

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Date and Time of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Audit and Governance Committee will be held on Friday 17th February between 11:00 – 13:00

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