Agenda

Governance and Audit Committee - Thursday, 16th March, 2023 4.00 pm

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

Contact: Democratic Services  01775 764693

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence.

2.

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).

 

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 186 KB

To sign as a correct record the minutes of the Governance and Audit Committee meeting held on 19 January 2023 (copy enclosed).

4.

Actions pdf icon PDF 217 KB

An update on actions which arose at the 19 January 2023 Governance and Audit Committee meeting, including the tracking of previous outstanding actions (enclosed).

5.

Internal Audit Progress Report pdf icon PDF 456 KB

To provide the Committee with details of audit work carried out from October 2022 to February 2023, advise on progress with the 2022/23 Audit Plan and raise any other matters relevant to the Audit Committee role (report of the Head of Internal Audit enclosed.)

6.

Draft Internal Audit Plan 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 922 KB

To consider the draft Internal Audit Plan 2023/24 (report of the Head of Internal Audit enclosed.)

7.

Internal Audit Recommendations Report pdf icon PDF 358 KB

To provide members with the position on the progress made by management in implementing agreed Internal Audit recommendations as at March 2023 (report of the Head of Internal Audit for South Holland District Council enclosed).

 

8.

Risk Report 22-23 pdf icon PDF 253 KB

To provide an update on the Council’s current strategic risks (report of the Assistant Director – Governance enclosed).

Additional documents:

9.

Q3 Treasury Management Update 2022-23 pdf icon PDF 235 KB

To provide members with an update on Treasury Management performance and activity to ensure best practice is maintained (report of the Deputy Chief Executive (Corporate

Development) & S151 enclosed).

Additional documents:

10.

Audit Results Report 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 5 MB

To receive the 2021/2022 Audit Results Report (report of EY enclosed).

 

11.

Approval of Financial Statements 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 201 KB

To seek approval for the Annual Governance Statement for inclusion with the Council’s published Financial Statements, and approval of the Audited Financial Statements 2021/22 (report of the Deputy Chief Executive – Corporate Development (S151) enclosed).

Additional documents:

12.

Financial Statements 2022/23 - Accounting Policies pdf icon PDF 182 KB

To review and agree the Accounting Policies for inclusion in the Financial Statements 2022/23 (report of the Deputy Chief Executive – Corporate Development (S151) enclosed).

 

 

Additional documents:

13.

Governance and Audit Committee Annual Report

Verbal update on the way forward for the Governance and Audit Committee Annual Report.

14.

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).

Additional documents:

15.

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.