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Declarations of Interest


Minutes of the Previous Meeting held on 10 April 2024 pdf icon PDF 109 KB




Closing Financial Accounts Update pdf icon PDF 428 KB

This report updates the Committee on the preparation of the draft 2023/24 Statement of Accounts and the status of the accounts for 2020/21, 2021/22 and 2022/23.

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External Auditor Update pdf icon PDF 127 KB

To receive a report from the Council’s External Auditor.

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Audit and Governance Committee Annual Report pdf icon PDF 145 KB

To consider the annual report, associated action plan, and detailed feedback on the Audit & Governance Committee’s performance and to endorse that the report represents a fair reflection of the year, prior to its submission to Council.

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Internal Audit Annual Assurance Report pdf icon PDF 176 KB

This report presents the annual assurance report of the Chief Auditor required by the Accounts and Audit Regulations and the Public Sector Internal Audit Standards

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Internal Audit Quarterly Progress Report pdf icon PDF 157 KB

This report provides an update on key findings emanating from Internal Audit reports issued since the last quarterly progress report.

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Implementation of Audit Recommendations Tracker pdf icon PDF 159 KB

This report sets out a summary of those high and medium risk Internal Audit recommendations which remain outstanding together with an updated management response.

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Strategic Risk Register 2024/25 pdf icon PDF 192 KB

This report provides the latest update on the Strategic Risk Register 2024/25.


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Annual Treasury Management Review 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 286 KB

This report fulfils the requirement in the Treasury Management Strategy to produce an Annual Outturn Report to review the Treasury Management activity which took place from 1st April 2023 to 31st March 2024.


Information Governance Quarterly Update pdf icon PDF 184 KB

This report provides an update on the actions in progress to improve the Council’s policies, systems and processes around Information Governance.