Governance and Audit Committee - Thursday, 17th November, 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).




To sign as a correct record the minutes of the following meetings:





Governance and Audit Committee pdf icon PDF 260 KB

28 July 2022 (copy enclosed).


Governance and Audit Committee pdf icon PDF 176 KB

22 September 2022 (copy enclosed).


Actions pdf icon PDF 223 KB

An update on actions which arose at the 22 September 2022 Governance and Audit Committee meeting, including the tracking of previous outstanding actions (enclosed).


Q2 Risk Report 2022/2023 pdf icon PDF 264 KB

To provide an update on the Councils strategic risks for the period 1st July 2022 to 30th September 2022 (report of the Interim Assistant Director - Governance enclosed).

Additional documents:


Mid Term Treasury Management Update 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 216 KB

To provide an update of the treasury management position of the Council as at 30th September 2022 (report of the Interim Treasury and Investments Manager (PSPSL) enclosed.)

Additional documents:


Proposed Amendments of the Council's Contract Procedure Rules and Financial Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 221 KB

To introduce a new updated version of the Contract Procedure Rules and an amendment to the Financial Procedure Rules (report of the Assistant Director - Finance and Deputy S151 Officer, and the Interim Assistant Director – Governance (Monitoring Officer) enclosed).

Additional documents:


Progress Report on Internal Audit Activity 2022/2023 pdf icon PDF 563 KB

To examine the progress made between 13 September 2022 and 07 November 2022 in relation to the completion of the Internal Audit Plan for 2022/2023 including an update on Internal Audit Recommendations (report of the Head of Internal Audit enclosed).


Governance and Audit 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.)

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.