Notice of a public meeting of


Audit and Governance Committee



Councillors Pavlovic (Chair), Fisher (Vice-Chair), Mason, D Taylor, Wann, Webb and Lomas



Friday, 20 November 2020



5.30 pm



Remote Meeting








1.         Declarations of Interest 


At this point in the meeting, Members are asked to declare:


·        any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests

·        any prejudicial interests or

·        any disclosable pecuniary interests


which they might have in respect of business on this agenda.




2.         Minutes  (Pages 1 - 6)


To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 28 September 2020.




3.         Public Participation 


At this point in the meeting members of the public who have registered to speak can do so. Members of the public may speak on agenda items or on matters within the remit of the committee.


Please note that our registration deadlines have changed to 2 working days before the meeting, in order to facilitate the management of public participation at remote meetings. The deadline for registering at this meeting is at 5.00pm on Wednesday, 18 October 2020.


To register to speak please visit to fill in an online registration form. If you have any questions about the registration form or the meeting please contact Democratic Services.  Contact details can be found at the foot of the agenda.  


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4.         Annual Financial Report - Statement of Accounts 2019/20  (Pages 7 - 184)


This report presents a final set of accounts for 2019/20, to reflect changes made since the draft pre-audit accounts were presented to Audit & Governance committee on 15 July 2020.




5.         Audit and Counter Fraud Monitoring Report  (Pages 185 - 202)


This report provides an update on the delivery of the internal audit work plan for 2020/21 and on counter fraud activity undertaken so far in 2020/21.




6.         Mazars Audit Completion Report - to follow 



7.         Work Plan  (Pages 203 - 206)


To receive a draft plan of reports currently expected to be presented to future meetings of the Committee up to April 2022.




8.         Urgent Business 


Any other business which the Chair considers urgent under the  Local Government Act 1972.





Democratic Services contact:


Name: Fiona Young

Telephone: (01904) 552030






For more information about any of the following please contact the Democracy Officer responsible for servicing this meeting:


·        Registering to speak

·        Business of the meeting

·        Any special arrangements

·        Copies of reports


Contact details are set out above.