Meeting Details

    Audit committee
    21 Mar 2023 - 16:30
    • Documents
    • Attendance
    • Visitors
    • Declarations of Interests



    Standard Items
    1 Apologies


    To receive apologies for absence


    2 Public questions/petitions


    To receive questions / petitions from the public which have been submitted in accordance with the council's constitution.



    3 Declarations of interest

    (Please note that it is the responsibility of individual members to declare an interest prior to the item if they arrive late for the meeting)


    4 pdf Minutes (193Kb)


    To approve the accuracy of the minutes of the meeting held on 29 November 2023



    Purpose - To provide an update on progress in relation to risk management. 



    Purpose - This report reviews the work performed by Internal Audit in delivering the Annual Internal Audit Plan for 2022/23.



    Purpose - This report provides an overview of the stages followed prior to the formulation of the Strategic Internal Audit Plan for 2023/24 to 2026/27 and the Annual Internal Audit Plan for 2023/24.

    The Annual Internal Audit Plan will then serve as the work programme for the Council’s Internal Audit Services Contractor; TIAA Ltd.

    It will also provide the basis for the Annual Audit Opinion on the overall adequacy and effectiveness of Norwich City Council’s framework of governance, risk management and control.



    Purpose - This report will provide an update on the wider local government audit landscape as well as a picture of Norwich’s approach to closure.



    Purpose - This report notes the Council’s Accounting policies for 2022/23 and submits them for review and comment.  These will be used in the preparation of and form part of the council’s statutory accounts.



    Purpose - The Audit Committee carried out a self-assessment exercise on 17 January 2023 facilitated by the Head of Internal Audit. The results of the assessment are provided within this report to allow the Committee to track progress made against agreed actions and to make any amendments based on the current position.



    Purpose - This report sets out the committee’s work programme to fulfil its terms of reference as set out in the council’s constitution and agreed by council. 


    12 Exclusion of the public


    Consideration of exclusion of the public.


    Private Items
    13 Risk Management Update - Exempt Appendix
    • This report is not for publication because it would disclose information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information) as in para 3 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972.
    14 Update on Cyber Security - Report to follow




    Additional Meeting Documents


    NameReason for Sending ApologySubstituted By
    Councillor Rachel Everett  
    NameReason for AbsenceSubstituted By
    No absentee information has been recorded for the meeting.

    Declarations of Interests

    Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
    No declarations of interest have been entered for this meeting.


    Visitor Information is not yet available for this meeting