Agenda

Audit Committee
Wednesday, 24th July, 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 2, Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Democratic Services  0161 474 3216

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 72 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 13 March 2019.

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2.

Declarations of Interest

Councillors and officers to declare any interests which they have in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.

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3.

Urgent Decisions

To report any urgent action taken under the Constitution since the last meeting of the Committee.

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4.

Public Question Time

Members of the public are invited to put questions to the Chair on any matters within the powers and duties of the Committee, subject to the exclusions set out in the Code of Practice.  (Questions must be submitted prior to the commencement of the meetingon the card provided.  These are available at the meeting. You can also submit via the Council’s website at www.stockport.gov.uk/publicquestions).

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5.

Annual Governance Statement 2018-19 pdf icon PDF 53 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Governance Group.

 

The final Annual Governance Statement has been considered by Corporate

Leadership Team and the Corporate Governance Group.  There has been no

material change in governance issues from production of the draft AGS in April

2019 up to the date of this meeting.

 

The Committee is requested to approve the Annual Governance

Statement.

 

Officer Contact: John Pearsall on Tel: 0161 474 4033 or email:

john.pearsall@stockport.gov.uk

 

 

 

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6.

Informing the Audit Risk Assessment - Enquiries of Management and Those Charged With Governance pdf icon PDF 204 KB

To consider information provided by the External Auditor in respect to understanding management processes and arrangements.

 

The Committee is invited to comment on the report.

 

Officer Contact: Stephen Nixon on Tel: 0161 238 9233 or email: stephen.nixon@mazars.co.uk

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7.

Annual Accounts pdf icon PDF 67 KB

To consider a report of the Borough Treasurer. (To Follow)

 

The report presents for comment and approval the Annual Accounts.

 

The Committee is invited to consider and approve the Annual Accounts.

 

Officer Contact: Jonathan Davies on Tel: 0161 218 1025 or email: jonathan.davies@stockport.gov.uk

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8.

Audit Completion Report pdf icon PDF 943 KB

To consider a report from the external auditor, Mazars. (To Follow)

 

The report provides for comment the Audit Completion Report.

 

The Committee is asked to note the report.

 

Officer contact: John Pearsall on 474 4033 or Email: john.pearsall@stockport.gov.uk

 

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9.

Management Letter of Representation

To consider the letter from the Borough Treasurer.

 

The report provides for comment the management letter of representation.

 

The Committee is asked to note the report.

 

Officer contact: John Pearsall on 474 4033 or Email: john.pearsall@stockport.gov.uk

 

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10.

IA Progress Report 2019/2020 pdf icon PDF 58 KB

To consider a report of the Borough Treasurer.

 

The report sets out the progress made by internal audit against the approved 2018/19 and 2019/20 internal audit plan for the period 1st February 2019 to 30th June 2019.

 

The Committee is invited to consider and comment on the report.

 

Officer Contact: John Pearsall on Tel: 0161 474 4033 or email: john.pearsall@stockport.gov.uk

 

 

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11.

Review of Internal Audit Performance Indicators pdf icon PDF 52 KB

To consider a report of the Borough Treasurer.

 

The purpose of this report is to provide information on the new performance indicators that will be measured and reported and the reasons for their inclusion.

 

The Committee is invited to consider and comment on the report.

 

Officer Contact: John Pearsall on Tel: 0161 474 4033 or email: john.pearsall@stockport.gov.uk

 

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12.

Draft Head of Internal Audit Report and Opinion 2018-2019 pdf icon PDF 243 KB

To consider a report of the Head of Iternal Audit.

 

The report presents for comment the draft Head of Internal Audit Report and Opinion 2018-2019.

 

The Committee is invited to consider and comment on the report.

 

Officer Contact: John Pearsall on Tel: 0161 474 4033 or email: john.pearsall@stockport.gov.uk

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13.

Anti Fraud, Bribery and Corruption Annual Report 2018-19 pdf icon PDF 55 KB

To consider a report of the Borough Treasurer.

 

The purpose of this report is to present the work carried out during the past year to minimise the risk of fraud, bribery and corruption occurring in the Council.

 

The Committee is invited to consider and comment on the report.

 

Officer Contact: John Pearsall on Tel: 0161 474 4033 or email: john.pearsall@stockport.gov.uk

 

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14.

Annual Review of Audit Committee Effectiveness (Chair) Report 2018-19 pdf icon PDF 70 KB

To consider a report of the Chair of the Audit Committee.

 

The report presents for comment the annual review of Audit Committee effectiveness.

 

The Committee is invited to comment on the report.

 

Officer Contact: John Pearsall on Tel: 0161 474 4033 or email: john.pearsall@stockport.gov.uk

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15.

Corporate Risk Register 18/19 (qtr1) pdf icon PDF 61 KB

To consider a report of the Borough Treasurer.

 

The purpose of this report is to update Members on the current status of

corporate risks.

 

The Committee is invited to comment on the report.

 

Officer Contact: John Pearsall on Tel: 0161 474 3206 or email: john.persall@stockport.gov.uk

 

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