Audit & Governance Committee - Thursday, 10th June, 2021 11.00 am

Contact: James Lyon 


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Welcome & Apologies

The Chairman to welcome members to the consultation call.


This meeting is not a formal meeting of the Audit and Governance Committee but is being held as a Consultation Call by the Finance Director under the delegated powers of the Finance Director to take action in consultation with Members of the Committee further delegated to the Financial Controller in the absence of the Finance Director. Following the Consultation Call the Finance Director will take delegated actions having regard to the consultation.


The agenda and reports for the Consultation Call are being made available to the public and the Call is being livestreamed on the Transport for the North website to ensure openness and transparency. Members of the Committee will attend the Call virtually.


This Consultation Call will replace the Audit and Governance Committee Meeting scheduled for 10 June 2021 but which has been cancelled due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions.

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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 348 KB

To consider the minutes from the meeting held on 18 February 2021 and, if thought fit, to approve as a correct record.


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Monthly Operating Report (April) pdf icon PDF 528 KB

To note the Transport for the North Monthly Operating Report.


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Financial Outturn Report pdf icon PDF 526 KB

To consider the summary of the draft balance sheet as at 31 March 2021 and to receive an update from Greater Manchester Pension Fund.

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Review of Value for Money Self-Assessment pdf icon PDF 484 KB

To consider the Value for Money Self-Assessment, part of the annual external audit.

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External Audit Progress Report pdf icon PDF 302 KB

To note the reports and update from Mazars.


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Internal Audit Update pdf icon PDF 303 KB

a.      Follow Up Audit

b.      Progress Report June 2021

c.      Annual Summary 2020/21


To note the reports from RSM Risk Assurance Services.

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Corporate Risk Register pdf icon PDF 331 KB

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

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