Agenda

Lewes District Council Audit and Standards Committee - Monday, 14th September, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: Remote meeting (via Microsoft Teams)

Contact: Committee Services on 01273 471600 

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Media

Items
No. Item

1.

Introductions

2.

Apologies for absence/declaration of substitute members

3.

Declarations of interest

Disclosure by councillors of personal interests in matters on the agenda, the nature of any interest and whether the councillor regards the interest as prejudicial under the terms of the Code of Conduct.

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 231 KB

To confirm and sign the minutes of the previous meeting held on 20 January 2020 (attached herewith).

 

5.

Urgent items

Items not on the agenda which the Chair of the meeting is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency by reason of special circumstances as defined in Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972.

6.

Written questions from councillors

To deal with written questions from councillors pursuant to Council Procedure Rule 12.3 (page D8 of the Constitution).

7.

Covert Surveillance Policies pdf icon PDF 313 KB

Report of Assistant Director of Legal and Democratic Services

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8.

External Audit report 2018/2019

Verbal update by Deloitte

9.

Annual Treasury Management report 2019/20 and 2020/21 quarterly monitoring pdf icon PDF 351 KB

Report of Chief Finance Officer

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10.

Internal Audit report for the financial year 2019-2020 pdf icon PDF 460 KB

Report of Chief Internal Auditor

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11.

Annual Governance statement pdf icon PDF 299 KB

Report of Chief Internal Auditor

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12.

Draft internal Audit plan for 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 208 KB

Report of Chief Internal Auditor

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13.

Internal Audit and Counter Fraud report for the first quarter of the financial year 2020-2021 to the end of June 2020 pdf icon PDF 411 KB

Report of Chief Internal Auditor

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14.

Review of Risk Management pdf icon PDF 509 KB

Report of Chief Internal Auditor

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15.

Strategic Risk Register quarterly review pdf icon PDF 218 KB

Report of Chief Internal Auditor

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16.

Date of next meeting

To note that the next meeting of the Audit and Standards Committee which is scheduled to commence at 10:00am on Monday, 16 November 2020, will take place in a virtual capacity, via Microsoft Teams, and in accordance with section 78 of the Coronavirus Act 2020 and section 13 of the related regulations.