Lewes District Council Audit and Governance Committee - Monday, 4th September, 2023 10.00 am

Venue: Room 209/210 on the Second Floor, The Marine Workshops, Railway Quay, Newhaven, East Sussex, BN9 0ER.

Contact: Committee Services on 01273 471600. 

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 115 KB

To confirm and sign the minutes of the previous meeting held on 3 July 2023 (attached herewith).



Apologies for absence/declaration of substitute members


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.


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.


Written questions from councillors

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


External Audit progress

Verbal update by District Council Officers and the Council’s previous External Auditor, Deloitte


Updating and alignment of Scheme of Delegations to Officers pdf icon PDF 118 KB

Report of Lewes District’s Monitoring Officer

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Treasury Management pdf icon PDF 348 KB

Report of Director of Finance and Performance

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Internal Audit and Counter Fraud report for the first quarter of the financial year 2023-2024 - 1st April 2023 to 30th June 2023 pdf icon PDF 151 KB

Report of Chief Internal Auditor

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Date of next meeting

To note that the next meeting of the Audit and Governance Committee is scheduled to be held on Monday, 13 November 2023, in Room 209/210 on the Second Floor, Marine Workshops, Railway Quay, Newhaven, East Sussex, BN9 0ER, commencing at 10:00am.