Audit Committee - Tuesday, 28th September, 2021 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Level 2, Town Hall Extension. View directions

Contact: Andrew Woods 

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No. Item


Urgent Business

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



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.



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.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 125 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 27 July 2021.


External Audit Progress report pdf icon PDF 365 KB

The report of the External Auditors is enclosed.


Review of internal Audit and Quality Assurance Improvement Programme (QAIP) pdf icon PDF 561 KB

The report of the Deputy Chief Executive and City Treasurer is enclosed.


Work Programme and Decisions Monitor pdf icon PDF 249 KB


Exclusion of Public

The officers consider that the following item contains

exempt 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. At the time this

agenda is published no representations have been that this part

of the meeting should be open to the public.


Annual Counter Fraud report [Public Excluded]

The report of the Head of Internal Audit and Risk Management is enclosed.