Agenda

Audit Committee
Tuesday, 17 March 2020 6.00pm, CANCELLED

Venue: Shimkent Room, Daneshill House, Danestrete

Contact: Ian Gourlay (01438) 242703)  Email: committees@stevenage.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

2.

MINUTES - 3 FEBRUARY 2020 pdf icon PDF 74 KB

To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 3 February 2020.

3.

ICT JOINT STRATEGY - UPDATE PRESENTATION

To receive and consider a presentation on progress in respect of the ICT Joint Strategy.

4.

PROPOSED SHARED ANTI-FRAUD SERVICE (SAFS) ANTI-FRAUD PLAN 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 184 KB

To consider the proposed Shared Anti-Fraud Service (SAFS) Anti-Fraud Plan 2020/21.

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5.

DRAFT EXTERNAL AUDIT PLANNING REPORT 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 3 MB

To consider Ernst and Young’s draft Audit Planning report for 2019/20.

6.

INTERNAL AUDIT PLAN 2019/20 - PROGRESS REPORT pdf icon PDF 174 KB

To consider the Shared Internal Audit Service (SIAS) Internal Audit progress report 2019/20.

7.

INTERNAL AUDIT PLAN 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 158 KB

To consider the SIAS Internal Audit Plan 2020/21.

8.

REVISIONS TO FINANCIAL REGULATIONS AND CONTRACT STANDING ORDERS pdf icon PDF 99 KB

To consider revised Financial Regulations and Contract Standing Orders for recommendation to Council.

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9.

ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING AND ANTI-BRIBERY POLICY pdf icon PDF 87 KB

To consider a proposed Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Bribery Policy.

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10.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE ARRANGEMENTS pdf icon PDF 209 KB

To consider an assessment of the Council’s Corporate Governance arrangements.

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11.

URGENT PART I BUSINESS

To consider any Part I business accepted by the Chair as urgent.

12.

EXCLUSION OF PUBLIC AND PRESS

To consider the following motions –

 

1.         That under Section 100(A) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as described in paragraphs1 – 7 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act as amended by Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006.

 

2.         That Members consider the reasons for the following reports being in Part II and determine whether or not maintaining the exemption from disclosure of the information contained therein outweighs the public interest in disclosure.

13.

STRATEGIC RISK REGISTER

To note the latest Strategic Risk Register for Stevenage Borough Council and developments on risk management issues.

14.

URGENT PART II BUSINESS

To consider any Part II business accepted by the Chair as urgent.