Governance and Audit Committee - Thursday, 23rd February, 2017 6.30 pm, POSTPONED

Venue: Meeting Room 1, Council Offices, Priory Road, Spalding

Contact: Christine Morgan  01775 764454

Note No. Item

6.30 pm
1 mins


Apologies for absence.

6.31 pm
1 mins


Declaration of Interests

(Where a Councillor has a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest the Councillor must declare the interest to the meeting and leave the room without participating in any discussion or making a statement on the item, except where a Councillor is permitted to remain as a result of a grant of dispensation). ‘


6.32 pm
3 mins


Minutes pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To sign as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 15 December 2016 (copy enclosed).

6.35 pm
10 mins


External Audit Plan 2016/17 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

South Holland District Council (report of KPMG enclosed)

6.45 pm
10 mins


Certification of grants and returns 2015/16 pdf icon PDF 241 KB

Annual Report (report of KPMG enclosed)

6.55 pm
15 mins


Strategic and Annual Internal Audit Plan 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 65 KB

To provide an overview of the stages followed prior to the formulation of the Strategic Internal Audit Plan for 2017/18 to 2019/20 and the Annual Audit Plan for 2017/18.  The Annual Internal Audit Plan will then serve as the work programme for the Council’s Internal Audit Services Contractor, TIAA Ltd.  It will also provide the basis for the Annual Audit Opinion on the overall adequacy and effectiveness of South Holland District Council’s framework of governance, risk management and control (report of the Internal Audit Consortium Manager enclosed)

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7.10 pm
10 mins


External Quality Assessment of Internal Audit pdf icon PDF 75 KB

To present the results of an external review, by the Institute of Internal Auditors, of Eastern Internal Audit Service’s conformance with the Standards (report of the Internal Audit Consortium Manager enclosed)

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7.20 pm
10 mins


Audit Mandatory Inquiries pdf icon PDF 52 KB

To confirm the response to the external audit mandatory inquiries (report of the Executive Director Commercialisation enclosed)

Additional documents:

7.30 pm
10 mins


Quarterly Risk Report Quarter 3 2016/17 pdf icon PDF 66 KB

To inform the Committee on the current status of the Council’s strategic risks (report of the Executive Director Strategy and Governance enclosed)

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7.40 pm
5 mins


Governance and Audit Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 54 KB

To set out the Work Programme of the Governance and Audit Committee (report of the Executive Manager Governance enclosed)

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7.45 pm
1 mins


Any other items which the Chairman decides are urgent.



NOTE:            No other business is permitted unless by reason of special circumstances, which shall be specified in the minutes, the Chairman is of the opinion that the item(s) should be considered as a matter of urgency.