Governance and Audit Committee
Thursday, 17th January, 2019 4.30 pm

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

Contact: Christine Morgan  01775 764454

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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 103 KB

To sign as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 18 October 2018 (copy enclosed).


External Audit - Local Government Audit Committee Briefing (Quarter 4) pdf icon PDF 6 MB

(report of Ernst and Young enclosed).


Grant Claims 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 124 KB

A letter to be received from KPMG reporting on the grants that they have audited.


Progress Report on Internal Audit Activity pdf icon PDF 107 KB

To examine the progress made between 1 October 2018 and 7 January 2019  in relation to the completion of the Annual Internal Audit Plan for 2018/19 (report of the Head of Internal Audit enclosed).

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Follow up report on Internal Audit recommendations pdf icon PDF 87 KB

To provide members with the position on progress made by management in implementing agreed Internal Audit recommendations as at 30 November 2018 (report of the Head of Internal Audit enclosed).

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Treasury Management Policy and Strategies 2019/20. pdf icon PDF 85 KB

To provide pre-decision scrutiny to the strategy being proposed (report of the Portfolio Holder Finance and the Executive Director Commercialisation (S151) enclosed).

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Governance and Audit Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 55 KB

To set out the Work Programme of the Governance and Audit Committee (report of the Executive Manager – Governance (Deputy 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.