Governance and Audit Committee - Thursday, 11th November, 2021 4.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Council Offices, Priory Road, Spalding

Contact: Democratic Services  01775 764693

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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 265 KB

To sign as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 29 July 2021 (copy enclosed).


Strategic Risk Register pdf icon PDF 154 KB

To provide an update to the committee on the progress of the Council’s identified strategic risks (report of the Assistant Director Corporate and Portfolio Holder Corporate and Communications enclosed).

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Progress Report on Internal Audit Activity pdf icon PDF 82 KB

To examine the progress made between 29 July 2021 to 1 November 2021 in relation to the completion of the Internal Audit Plan 2021/22. (report of the Head of Internal Audit enclosed).

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Follow Up Report on Internal Audit Recommendations pdf icon PDF 62 KB

To provide members with the position of progress made by management in implementing agreed Internal Audit recommendations as at 31 March 2021 to 1 November 2021 (report of the Head of Internal Audit enclosed).


The following officers will be in attendance to give verbal updates on progress of previous recommendations:

·         Strategic Property Manager - Marc Whelan

·         Environmental Services Manager – Charlotte Paine

·         Head of ICT and Digital (PSPS) – Jackie Wright

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Mid Term Treasury Report 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 141 KB

To provide an update of the treasury management position of the Council as at 30 September 2021 (report of the Deputy Chief Executive – Corporate Development (S151) enclosed).



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Governance and Audit Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 102 KB

To set out the Work Programme of the Governance and Audit Committee (report of the Assistant Director - Governance and Monitoring Officer enclosed).

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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.