(MEETING TO BE HELD - IN PART - JOINTLY WITH THE AUDIT COMMITTEE)
1.APPOINTMENT OF PERSON TO PRESIDE
To appoint a person to preside over the element of the meeting which will be held jointly with the Audit Committee.
2.APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
3.2015/2016 STATEMENT OF ACCOUNTS AND EXTERNAL AUDIT REPORT
The Committee is requested to receive a presentation from the Assistant Director Finance on the External Auditor's Annual Report for consideration and approval and the audited 2015/16 Financial Report including the Statement of Accounts (SOA).
Following the presentation, Members will be invited to ask questions of clarification.
At this juncture the Statement of Accounts Committee will adjourn to allow the Audit Committee to consider the report and to agree to any recommendations.
At the rise of the Audit Committee the Statement of Accounts Committee will reconvene and Members will receive details of any recommendations from the Audit Committee on this matter.
Revised Appendix 1& 2
4.URGENT PART I BUSINESS
To consider any Part I business accepted by the Chair as urgent
5.EXCLUSION OF THE PRESS AND PUBLIC
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 paragraphs 1-7 of Part I of Schedule 12A of the Act, as amended by SI 2006 No.88.
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.
6 URGENT PART II BUSINESS
To consider any Part II business accepted by the Chair as urgent.