Manchester City Council



Audit Committee
Monday, 11th March, 2019 10.00 am

Venue: Council Antechamber, Level 2, Town Hall Extension

Contact: Andrew Woods 

Webcast: View the webcast

No. Item


Urgent Business

To consider any items which the Chair has agreed to have submitted as urgent.

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To consider any appeals from the public against refusal to allow inspection of background documents and/or the inclusion of items in the confidential part of the agenda.

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To allow Members an opportunity to [a] declare any personal, prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interests they might have in any items which appear on this agenda; and [b] record any items from which they are precluded from voting as a result of Council Tax/Council rent arrears; [c] the existence and nature of party whipping arrangements in respect of any item to be considered at this meeting. Members with a personal interest should declare that at the start of the item under consideration.  If Members also have a prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interest they must withdraw from the meeting during the consideration of the item.

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 161 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 11 February 2019.

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Item not used

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[10.05 - 10.20] Counter Fraud Policies Update pdf icon PDF 981 KB

Report of the Head of Internal Audit and Risk Management is attached

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[10.20 - 10.40] Corporate Risk Register pdf icon PDF 524 KB

Report of the City Treasurer and Head of Internal Audit and Risk Management is attached.

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[10.40 - 10.50] Accounting Concepts and Policies, Critical Accounting Judgements and Key Sources of Estimation Uncertainty pdf icon PDF 145 KB

Report of the City Treasurer is enclosed.

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[10.50 - 11.10] Risk Review Item - Update on actions taken in progressing internal audit recommendations in respect of Transition (to Adulthood) and Homecare Contracts pdf icon PDF 295 KB

Report of the Director of Adult Services is enclosed.

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[11.10 - 11.15] Work Programme and Audit Committee Recommendations Monitor pdf icon PDF 254 KB

The Work Programme and Recommendations Monitor is enclosed.

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Exclusion of Press and Public

The officers consider that the following item contains confidential information as provided for in the Local Government Access to Information Act and that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information. The Committee is recommended to agree the necessary resolutions excluding the public from the meeting during consideration of these items.


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[11:15 - 11:25] Risk Based Verification

A report of the Director of Customer Services and Transactions is enclosed.