Agenda and draft minutes

Governance, Audit and Standards Committee - Monday, 20 September 2021 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Council Offices, Foster Avenue, Beeston NG9 1AB

Contact: Email: committees@broxtowe.gov.uk 

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Items
No. Item

17.

APOLOGIES

To receive apologies and to be notified of the attendance of substitutes.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting were confirmed and signed.

18.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members are requested to declare the existence and nature of any disclosable pecuniary interest and/or other interest in any item on the agenda.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

19.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 12 KB

The Committee is asked to confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 19 July 2021.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 19 July 2021 were confirmed and signed as a correct record.

20.

EXTERNAL AUDIT UPDATE 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 275 KB

The Governance, Audit and Standards Committee is asked to NOTE the report which provides an update on progress in delivering our repsonsibilities as external auditor.

Minutes:

The Committee noted a report which provided an update on progress in delivering the external auditor’s responsibilities.

21.

REVIEW OF STRATEGIC RISK REGISTER pdf icon PDF 448 KB

To approve the amendments to the Strategic Risk Register and the action plans identified to mitigate risks.

 

Minutes:

The Committee considered amendments to the Strategic Risk Register and the action plans identified to mitigate risks.

 

RESOLVED that the amendments to the Strategic Risk Register and the actions to mitigate risks as set out in appendix 2 be approved.

22.

INTERNAL AUDIT PROGRESS REPORT pdf icon PDF 435 KB

To inform the Committee of the recent work completed by Internal Audit.

 

Minutes:

The Committee noted the recent work completed by Internal Audit. It was noted that Internal Audit had also reviewed progress made by management in implementing agreed actions within six months of the completion of the respective audits. 

 

23.

ANNUAL COUNTER FRAUD REPORT pdf icon PDF 367 KB

To provide the Committee with the annual report on counter fraud and corruption and money laundering prevention activity in 2020/21.

 

Minutes:

The Committee were provided with an update on counter fraud and corruption and money laundering prevention activity in 2020/21. It was noted that the Council was committed to establishing a strong anti-fraud and corruption culture and would take all necessary steps to prevent, detect and punish fraudulent and corrupt acts.

 

24.

WORK PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 114 KB

To consider items for inclusion in the Work Programme for future meetings.

Minutes:

Members considered the Work Programme.

 

RESOLVED that the Work Programme be approved.