Audit & Governance Committee - Friday, 25th February, 2022 11.00 am


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Welcome & Apologies

The Chairman 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 Committee pdf icon PDF 322 KB

To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the Audit & Governance Committee consultation call held on 19 November 2021.

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Monthly Operating Report (January 2022) pdf icon PDF 539 KB

To note and discuss the Transport for the North Monthly Operating Report.

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Internal Audit Update pdf icon PDF 283 KB

To note the reports from RSM Risk Assurance Services

-      Cyber Security Audit

-      Progress Report, February 2022

-      Internal Audit Strategy & Plan 2022/23

-      RSM Conformance with IIA Standards


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External Audit Update pdf icon PDF 577 KB

To note the report from Mazars

-      Progress Report

-      Annual Report

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Treasury Management Strategy pdf icon PDF 349 KB

To note and provide feedback upon the proposed Treasury Management Strategy for 2022/23.

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Review & Preparation of the Annual Governance Statement pdf icon PDF 343 KB

To note the report and provide feedback on the draft Annual Governance Statement.

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Corporate Risk Register pdf icon PDF 349 KB

To highlight the significant risks associated with Transport for the North’s ongoing programmes and the updates to the Risk Register.

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Election of new Committee Chair

To begin the process of electing a new Chair of Audit & Governance Committee from the current Independent Members for formal ratification at the next in-person meeting of the Committee.

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Future Meeting Dates

Confirmation of the dates and format (virtual vs in-person) for the 2022/23 meetings of the Audit & Governance Committee.

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