Notice of a public meeting of


Audit and Governance Committee



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



Wednesday, 31 March 2021



5.30 pm








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 - 4)


To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 28 January 2021.




3.          Public Participation 



It is at this point in the meeting that members of the public who have registered their wish 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 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 is 5:00pm on Monday, 29 March 2021.


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4.          Mazars Audit Completion Report 

(Pages 5 - 40)


This report presents to the Committee the Audit Completion Report from Mazars and communicates their findings of the audit for the year ended 31 March 2020.




5.          Annual Financial Report - Statement of Accounts 2019/20 

(Pages 41 - 220)


This report presents the final set of accounts for 2019/20, which follow draft pre-audit accounts previously presented on 13 July 2020, and final accounts with amendments reported on 20 November 2020. 




6.          Work Plan 

(Pages 221 - 224)


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




7.          Urgent Business 



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



Democracy Officer:


Name: Robert Flintoft

Telephone: (01904) 555704





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


·        Registering to speak

·        Business of the meeting

·        Any special arrangements

·        Copies of reports and

·        For receiving reports in other formats


Contact details are set out above.