Consultation Call, Audit & Governance Committee - Friday, 8th March, 2024 11.00 am

Venue: Virtual

Contact: Gary Rich 


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Welcome and Apologies

The Chair to welcome Members to the meeting.


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 89 KB

To note as a correct record the minutes of the Audit & Governance Committee held on 15 December 2023.


Lead: Chair

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Corporate Risk Review pdf icon PDF 102 KB

To consider the updated Corporate Risk Register and deep dive on corporate risk 876, TfN Cyber security/attacks.

Lead: Daniella Della-Cerra-Smith


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Quarterly Operating Report October-December 2023 pdf icon PDF 871 KB

Toconsider the Transport for the North October-December 2023  Quarterly Operating Report.

Lead: Caroline Young

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External Audit Update pdf icon PDF 72 KB

To consider the Revised Audit Completion Report

Lead: Ian Gilroy


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Approval of the 2023 Accounts pdf icon PDF 83 KB

To review the final accounts for 2022/23 for the submission to Board on 20 March.

Lead: Paul Kelly

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Internal Audit pdf icon PDF 80 KB

To consider the reports from RSM Risk Assurance Services

·       Progress Report

  • Global internal Audit Standards
  • Taking action to drive improvement
  • Final emerging risk radar

·       Audit Plan 2024/25

·       Staff Mental Health and Well-being report

·       IT Access Management Security Report


Lead: Alex Hire

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Review and Preparation of the Annual Governance Statement pdf icon PDF 92 KB

To consider the updated Annual Governance Statement.

Lead: Joanne Barclay

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Monitoring the Effectiveness of the Audit and Governance Committee pdf icon PDF 99 KB

To consider the proposed surveys which will be utilised as part of the monitoring the effectiveness of the committee.  Including self -assessment of good practice and evaluating the impact and effectiveness of the committee.

Lead: Joanne Barclay

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Treasury Management Strategy pdf icon PDF 86 KB

To consider the Annual Review of the 2024/25 Treasury Management Strategy.

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 19 July at 11am.

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