Audit & Governance Committee - Friday, 15th December, 2023 11.00 am

Venue: Virtual

Contact: Gary Rich 

Note: Consultation Call 


No. Item


Welcome and Apologies

The Chair to welcome Members to the meeting.


Lead: Chair


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


Minutes from the Previous Meeting (5 minutes) pdf icon PDF 78 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the Audit & Governance Committee held on 15 September 2023 (including updates on agreed matters arising as appropriate).


Lead: Chair


Appointment of Vice Chair (5 minutes)

To consider the appointment of a Committee Vice Chair

Lead: Chair


Corporate Risk Review (30 minutes) pdf icon PDF 101 KB

·       To highlight significant risks

·       Corporate Risk Assurance report

·       Deep dive schedule


Lead: Daniella Della-Cerra-Smith

Additional documents:


Quarterly Operating Report July-September 2023 (10 minutes) pdf icon PDF 881 KB

To consider the Quarterly Operating Report for July to September 2023.

Lead: Paul Kelly



Internal Audit Update (15 minutes) pdf icon PDF 79 KB

To consider the Internal Audit update progress report.

Lead: Alex Hire

Additional documents:


External Audit Update (10 minutes)

To consider the external audit update.

Lead: Daniel Watson


Preparation of the Annual Governance Statement (15 minutes) pdf icon PDF 96 KB

To consider the progress update on the Annual Governance Statement.

Lead: Joanne Barclay

Additional documents:


Monitoring the Effectiveness of the Audit and Governance Committee (15 minutes) pdf icon PDF 91 KB

To appraise Members on the implementation of the CIPFA self-assessment tool.

Lead: Joanne Barclay


Date and Time of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Audit and Governance Committee will be held on Friday 8 March at 11am.