Revised agendas published 21 July 2022 and 27 July 2022. Original published 20 July 2022., Governance and Audit Committee - Thursday, 28th July, 2022 4.00 pm

Venue: Meeting Room 1, 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 221 KB

To sign as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 17 March 2022 (copy enclosed).


Actions pdf icon PDF 224 KB

An update on actions which arose at the 17 March 2022 Governance and Audit Committee meeting (enclosed).


South Holland District Council - Auditor's Annual Report for year ended 31 March 2021 pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Report of EY enclosed.


South Holland District Council - Initial Audit Plan year ended 31 March 2022 pdf icon PDF 5 MB

Report of EY enclosed.


Progress Report on Internal Audit Activity pdf icon PDF 369 KB

To examine the progress made between 9 March 2022 and 18 July 2022 in relation to the completion of the Annual Internal Audit Plan for 2021/22 (report of Faye Haywood, Head of Internal Audit enclosed).


Annual Report and Opinion 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 551 KB

To provide the Council with an Annual Report and Opinion for 2021/2022 drawing upon the outcomes of Internal Audit work performed over the course of the year. The report also concludes on the Effectiveness of Internal Audit (report of Faye Haywood, Head of Internal Audit enclosed).


Annual Treasury Management Review 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 198 KB

Report of the Interim Treasury and Investment Manager (PSPS) enclosed.

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Q4 Risk Report 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 283 KB

To provide an update on the Council’s strategic risks for the period 1 January 2022 to 31 March 2022 (report of the Assistant Director – Corporate enclosed).

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Governance and Audit Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 176 KB

To set out the Work Programme of the Governance and Audit Committee (report of the Assistant Director – Finance 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.