Governance and Audit Committee
Thursday, 25th July, 2019 4.30 pm

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

Contact: Democratic Services  01775 764626

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Apologies for absence.


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). ‘



Minutes pdf icon PDF 94 KB

To sign as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 6 June 2019 (copy enclosed).


External Audit Progress report and Unaudited Statement of Accounts 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 60 KB

To update the Governance and Audit Committee of events since the unaudited Financial Statements were presented (report of the Executive Director Commercialisation (S151) enclosed.

Additional documents:


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 (Deputy Monitoring Officer) enclosed).

Additional documents:


Quarter 1 2019-20 Risk Report pdf icon PDF 83 KB

To provide an update to the committee on the progress of the Council’s identified strategic risks (report of the Executive Director, Strategy and Governance enclosed).


Please note that Appendix 2 associated with this report is not for publication by virtue of Paragraph 3 (Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)) in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, and is therefore attached to this agenda as item 9.

Additional documents:


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.


To consider resolving that, under section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.


Quarter 1 2019-20 Risk Report

(Appendix 2 enclosed).