{meta} Agenda for Audit and Accounts Committee on Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 2.00 pm

Agenda

Venue: Committee Room 1, Salford Civic Centre, Chorley Road, Swinton. View directions

Contact: Liz Wright 

Items
No. Item

1.

Private meeting for the committee members with the Internal Auditors

2.

TRAINING SESSION: Protecting those at risk from financial fraud - Simon Bleckly

3.

Apologies for Absence

4.

Agenda Items

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

5.

Declarations of Interest

6.

Appointment/Re-appointment of Co-opted Members of the Committee

7.

Committee Attendance

8.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 105 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the previous meeting held on 23 October 2019.

9.

Matters Arising

10.

URGENT BUSINESS - PART 1

10a

Evaluating the Effectiveness of the Audit Committee - Miranda Carruthers-Watt

How the committee adds value to the council.

10b

An Update on the Strategic Risk Register 2019/20 - Emma Reid pdf icon PDF 163 KB

10c

The Annual Audit Letter 2019/20 - Mazars pdf icon PDF 587 KB

10d

External Audit Update - Mazars pdf icon PDF 651 KB

Audit and Accounts Committee Update.

10e

Housing Benefit Subsidy Report - KPMGm - to follow

10f

Counter Fraud Bribery and Corruption Update - Simon Bleckly pdf icon PDF 121 KB

10g

Urban Vision Transition - Shoaib Mohammad pdf icon PDF 285 KB

11.

Internal Audit Progress Report pdf icon PDF 154 KB

12.

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.

13.

Internal Audit Investigations Progress Report (April 2019 to January 2020)

Additional documents:

14.

URGENT BUSINESS - PART 2

15.

Date of the Next Meeting

·         The next meeting of the Audit and Accounts Meeting had been previously agreed as Wednesday 25March 2020 at 2pm in Committee Room 1.

·         Future meeting dates are proposed as follows:

o   Wednesday 24 June 2020 at 2pm in The Salford Suite

o   Wednesday 22 July 2020 at 2pm in Committee Room 1

o   Wednesday 21 October 2020 at 1.30pm in Committee Room 4

o   Wednesday 20 January 2021 at 1.30pm in Committee Room 1

o   Wednesday 24 March 2021 at 2pm in Committee Room 1