Meeting Details

    Audit committee
    13 Jul 2021 - 16:30
    • Documents
    • Attendance
    • Visitors
    • Declarations of Interests



    Standard Items
    1 Apologies


    To receive apologies for absence


    2 Appointment of vice chair


    To appoint a vice chair for the civic year 2020-21


    3 Public questions/petitions

    To receive questions / petitions from the public.

    Please note that all questions must have been received by the committee officer detailed on the front of the agenda by 10am on Monday, 5 July 2021

    Petitions must have been received by the committee officer detailed on the front of the agenda by 10am on Monday, 5 July 2021

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


    4 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)


    5 pdf Minutes (199Kb)


    To approve the accuracy of the minutes of the meeting held on 9 March 2021



    Purpose - 

    To advise members of the work of internal audit undertaken during 2020-21 and the interim audit manager’s annual audit opinion.

    The role of internal audit is to provide the audit committee and management with independent assurance on the effectiveness of the internal control environment.

    The 2020-21 Audit Plan was approved by the audit committee in March 2020 and subsequent revisions agreed at the meeting in November 2020.





    Purpose - This report presents the Annual Governance Statement (AGS) for 2020/21 for consideration by the audit committee prior to sign off by the chief executive and leader of the council.




    Purpose - This report presents the formal unaudited draft Statement of Accounts 




    Purpose - This report presents the annual external audit plan 2020-21




    Purpose - This report presents the draft Annual Report of the Audit Committee 2020-21 appended at Appendix A to the committee for comment.




    11 Exclusion of the public


    Consideration of exclusion of the public.


    Private Items
    12 Internal Audit Service Provision
    • This report is not for publication because it would disclose information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)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.


    NameReason for Sending ApologySubstituted By
    Councillor Emma Hampton  
    Councillor Cate Oliver Councillor Adam Giles
    Councillor Mike Sands Councillor Matthew Fulton-McAlister
    NameReason for AbsenceSubstituted By
    No absentee information has been recorded for the meeting.

    Declarations of Interests

    Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
    Councillor Matthew Fulton-McAlister Board member of NCSL in relation to financial statementsOtherRecorded in minutes


    Visitor Information is not yet available for this meeting