Manchester City Council



Audit Committee
Tuesday, 15th October, 2019 10.00 am

Venue: Council Antechamber, Level 2, Town Hall Extension, Manchester

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 153 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 30 July 2019.

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External Audit Progress Report and Update pdf icon PDF 798 KB

The Audit Progress report of the Council’s External Auditors (Mazars) is enclosed.

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External Auditor Annual Audit Letter pdf icon PDF 691 KB

The Annual Audit letter from the Council’s External Auditor (Mazars) is enclosed.

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Risk Review Item - Adults Improvement Plan and Assurance Update pdf icon PDF 277 KB

The report is to follow (and is now published).


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Risk Review Item - Manchester Salford Inner Relief Route Lessons Learned pdf icon PDF 333 KB

The report is to follow (and is now published).

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Annual Complaints Report pdf icon PDF 247 KB

The report is to follow (and is now published).

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Work Programme and Audit Committee Recommendations Monitor pdf icon PDF 194 KB

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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 Audit Committee is recommended to agree the necessary resolution to exclude the public from the meeting during consideration of the item.

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Annual Counter Fraud Report - PART B

The report is to follow (and has now been distributed to the Committee members).