Lewes District Council Audit and Governance Committee - Monday, 13th November, 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. 

No. Item


Minutes pdf icon PDF 96 KB

To confirm and sign the minutes of the previous meeting held on 4 September 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 External Auditor, Deloitte.


Annual report on Covert Surveillance Management pdf icon PDF 97 KB

Report of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) Monitoring Officer.


Treasury Management pdf icon PDF 328 KB

Report of Director of Finance and Performance.


External assessment of the work of the Internal Audit function pdf icon PDF 86 KB

Report of the Chief Internal Auditor.

Additional documents:


Internal Audit and Counter Fraud Report - Quarter 2 pdf icon PDF 84 KB

Report of the Chief Internal Auditor.

Additional documents:


Strategic Risk Register Quarterly Review pdf icon PDF 111 KB

Report of the Chief Internal Auditor.

Additional documents:


Date of next meeting

To note that the next meeting of the Audit and Governance Committee is scheduled to be held on 4 March 2024 in Room 209/210, Marine Workshops, Newhaven, BN9 0ER, commencing at 10:00am.