Notice of a public meeting of


Audit and Governance Committee



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



Wednesday, 6 April 2022



5.30 pm



The George Hudson Board Room - 1st Floor West Offices (F045)










1.         Declarations of Interest 


At this point in the meeting, Members are asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary interest or other registerable interest they might have in respect of business on this agenda, if they have not already done so in advance on the Register of Interests.




2.         Minutes  (Pages 3 - 6)


To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 9 March 2022.




3.         Public Participation 


At this point in the meeting members of the public who have

registered to speak can do so. 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 our

meetings. The deadline for registering is 5.00pm on Monday, 4

April 2022. Members of the public can speak on agenda items or

matters within the remit of the committee.


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 the Democracy

Officer for the meeting whose details can be found at the foot of the agenda.


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Written representations in respect of items on this agenda should

be submitted to Democratic Services by 5.00pm on 4 April 2022.




4.         Key Corporate Risks monitor 4  (Pages 7 - 44)


This report provides an update on the key corporate risks (KCRs) for City of York Council (CYC), which is included at Annex A. 




5.         Mazars Audit Progress  (Pages 45 - 66)


The paper attached at Annex A from Mazars, the Council’s external auditors, summarises the outcome of their audit of the Council’s 2020/21 accounts and their work on the value for money conclusion. 




6.         Report of the Monitoring Officer  (Pages 67 - 82)



7.         Internal Audit & Fraud Plan & Progress report  (Pages 83 - 106)


This report provides an update on the delivery of the internal audit work programme for 2021/22 and on counter fraud activity undertaken so far in the year.




8.         Internal audit and counter fraud plans 2022/23  (Pages 107 - 122)


This report seeks the committee’s approval for the planned programme of internal audit work to be undertaken in 2022/23. It also includes the proposed plan for counter fraud work, for information.




9.         Audit & Governance Work Plan  (Pages 123 - 126)


To receive a plan of reports currently expected to be presented to

future meetings of the Committee up to March 2023.




10.      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 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.