Meeting Details

    Audit committee
    22 Jan 2019 - 16:30 to 19:00
    • 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

    Please note that all questions must be received by the committee officer detailed on the front of the agenda by 10am on Thursday, 17 January 2019.

    Petitions must be received must be received by the committee officer detailed on the front of the agenda by 10am on Monday, 21 January 2019.

    For guidance on submitting public questions or petitions please see appendix 1 of the council's constutition.

    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 (209Kb)


    To approve the accuracy of the minutes of the meeting held on 16 October 2018


    Purpose -  This report presents the Certification of claims and returns annual report 2017-18.


    Purpose -  This report presents the annual external audit plan 2018-19.


    Purpose - To advise members of the work of internal audit, completed between October to
    December 2018, and the progress against the internal audit plan.

    The role of internal audit is to provide the audit committee and management with independent assurance, on the effectiveness of the internal control environment.  Internal audit coverage is planned so that the focus is upon those areas and risks which will most impact upon the council’s ability to achieve its objectives.

    The 2018-19 Audit Plan was approved by the audit committee on 13 March 2018.

    8 Exclusion of the public
    Consideration of exclusion of the public.
    *9 Risk Based Verification Policy (paragraph 7)
    • This report is not for publication because it would disclose information relating to any action taken or to be taken in connection with the prevention, investigation or prosecution of a crime as in para 7 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972.

    Supplementary Agenda

    Standard Items


    This item is for information

    Briefing note provided by Ernst & Young, the council’s external auditors, for audit committees in the local government sector.

    Additional Meeting Documents


    No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
    NameReason for Sending ApologySubstituted By
    Councillor Ed Coleshill  
    Councillor Keith Driver  
    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