Agenda, decisions and minutes

Audit Committee - Monday 20th November, 2017 7.00 pm

Venue: Bourges/Viersen Room - Town Hall

Contact: Daniel Kalley; Senior Democratic Services Officer 01733 296334  Email:

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Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest

At this point Members must declare whether they have a disclosable pecuniary interest, or other interest, in any of the items on the agenda, unless it is already entered in the register of members’ interests or is a “pending notification “ that has been disclosed to the Head of Legal Services.



Minutes of the Meeting Held on 25 September 2017 pdf icon PDF 89 KB


External Audit: Annual Audit Letter and Other External Reports pdf icon PDF 95 KB

To receive and approve the External Audit report in relation to issues identified as part of their audit works.


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Ernst & Young Progress Report on 2017/18 Audit pdf icon PDF 75 KB

To receive an update from Ernst and Young LLP on progress 2017/18.

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Internal Audit: Mid-Year Progress Report pdf icon PDF 93 KB

To receive an update on progress against the Annual Audit Plan together with details of any concerns.

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Risk Management: Strategic Risks pdf icon PDF 89 KB

To receive details of the strategic risks impacting on the Council and the mitigating actions to address these.


Treasury Management: Strategy 2018-2028 pdf icon PDF 82 KB

For Members to comment on the Treasury Management Strategy 2018-2028.

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Impact of Changed Statutory Deadline for Approval of Statement of Accounts pdf icon PDF 142 KB

To approve proposed change to Audit Committee dates and work programme to accommodate the changed statutory deadline for approval of the Statement Of Accounts.


Use of Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA)

The Committee is asked to NOTE that there have been no RIPA authorisations in this quarter.



Approved Write-Offs Exceeding £10,000

The Committee is asked to NOTE that there have been no approved write-off amounts to report since 25 September 2017, which exceed the Council’s Financial Regulation threshold of £10,000.



Feedback Report pdf icon PDF 49 KB

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Work Programme pdf icon PDF 97 KB