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

Venue: Manchester City Council, Town Hall Extension, Albert Square, Manchester, M60 2LA

Contact: Gary Rich 

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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 86 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the Audit & Governance Committee held on Wednesday 9 August 2023.


Lead:  Chair


Risk Management (30 minutes) pdf icon PDF 100 KB

To note the Risk Management Report

·        Corporate Risk Register

·        Deep Dive – Rail Reform Risk 310

Lead: Daniella Della-Cerra-Smith and David Worsley


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Business Plan and Quarterly Operating Report (10 minutes) pdf icon PDF 73 KB

To consider the 2023/24 Business Plan including the Key Performance Indicators for the year and the Quarterly Operating Report for April to June 2023.

Lead: Paul Kelly


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Internal Audit Update

There is no Internal Audit Report.


External Audit Update (5 minutes) pdf icon PDF 71 KB

To note the Audit completion report from Mazars

Lead:  Daniel Watson

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Draft Audit and Governance Committee Annual Report to the TfN Board (10 minutes) pdf icon PDF 74 KB

To consider the draft Audit and Governance Committee Annual Report prior to September TfN Board

·        Draft Audit and Governance Committee Annual Report to TfN Board

·        Audit and Governance Terms of Reference

·        Audit and Governance Terms of Reference Activity

Lead:  Paul Kelly

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Year End Statutory Accounts (5 minutes) pdf icon PDF 80 KB

That the committee considers the draft Statement of Accounts and recommends to the TfN Board Meeting on September 27 2023 that they be considered for approval.

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 December at 11:00am