{meta} Agenda for Audit and Accounts Committee on Wednesday, 26 January 2022, 2.30 pm

Agenda

Venue: The Salford Suite, Salford Civic Centre, Chorley Road, Swinton, M27 5DA.

Contact: Liz Wright 

Items
No. Item

GUIDANCE FOR MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC FOR FACE TO FACE MEETINGS FROM 1 SEPTEMBER 2021 pdf icon PDF 178 KB

Please see the attached guidance document on the arrangements for the return to face to face meetings. This guidance includes information about the venue, the control measures in place, COVID19 lateral flow tests and travel options.

2pm - FOR MEMBERS ONLY : Training - Evaluating the effectiveness of the Audit Committee, including a briefing on the Self Assessment Exercise - David Smith/Simon Bleckly

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

The Committee is asked to consider whether it agrees to the inclusion of the items listed in Parts 1 and 2 of the agenda.

3.

Declarations of Interest.

4.

To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the previous meeting. pdf icon PDF 456 KB

Minutes of the previous meeting held on 27 October 2021.

5.

Matters Arising

6.

External Audit Contract Procurement and Public Sector Audit Appointments (PSAA) pdf icon PDF 473 KB

Report of the Chief Finance Officer (Joanne Hardman) and Head of Internal Audit (Simon Bleckly)

7.

Provisional local government finance settlement 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 232 KB

Report of the Lead Member for Finance and Support Services and the Chief Finance Officer.

8.

2021/22 Strategic Risk Register Update pdf icon PDF 508 KB

Jacquie Russell (Assistant Director Strategy and Change) and Debbie McCarron (Data Compliance Manager)

 

Additional documents:

9.

Internal Audit Progress Report pdf icon PDF 612 KB

Internal Audit Manager – David Smith

10.

External Auditors Audit Committee Progress Update pdf icon PDF 399 KB

Update from the External Auditors - Mazars

11.

The work programme pdf icon PDF 240 KB

12.

URGENT BUSINESS - PART 1

13.

EXCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC

The officers consider that the following items contain exempt information as provided for in the Local Government Access to Information Act and that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information. Members are recommended to agree the necessary resolutions excluding the public from the meeting during consideration of this item. At the time this agenda is published no representations have been that this part of the meeting should be open to the public.

14.

URGENT BUSINESS - PART 2

15.

Date of Next Meeting

Wednesday 23 March 2022 at 2pm (1:45pm for members)