Audit & Governance Committee - Friday, 21st July, 2023 11.00 am, POSTPONED

Venue: Virtual

Note: Consultation Call 


No. Item


Welcome, apologies and Chair's remarks

The Chair to welcome Members to the meeting and to update on progress for recruitment of independent members


Lead: Chair

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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.


Lead: Chair

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Minutes from the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 85 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the Audit & Governance Committee held on Friday 17th February 2023.


Lead:  Chair

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Corporate Risk Update pdf icon PDF 101 KB

To provide a Corporate Risk Update

·       Update on Risk Management Strategy with the inclusion of the TfN Assurance Framework

·       Deep Dive Corporate Risk 643 Recruitment and Retention of Staff

Lead: Daniella Della Cerra Smith and Stephen Hipwell

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Year end draft Statutory Accounts including Annual Governance Statement pdf icon PDF 84 KB

To note and discuss the draft Statutory Accounts for 2022/23 and the Annual Governance Statement


Lead: Paul Kelly and Angela Harwood

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Internal Audit Update pdf icon PDF 146 KB

To note the reports from RSM Risk Assurance Services  

·       Progress Report 2023/24

·       Follow up Report

·       ED&I Framework Report

·       Project Management Arrangements Report

·       Annual Summary

·       IT and Remote Working Asset Management Review

Lead:  Alex Hire

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External Audit Update pdf icon PDF 542 KB

To notethe Audit Strategy Memorandum (ASM) for 2022/23 audit


Lead:  Daniel Watson

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Quarterly Operating Report (Jan - Mar) pdf icon PDF 785 KB

Note the Transport for the North Quarterly Operating Report Jan – Mar 2023


Lead: Paul Kelly

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Date and Time of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Audit and Governance Committee will be held on Friday 15th September 11:00 – 13:00

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