Agenda

Audit and Governance Committee
Monday, 19th April, 2021 10.00 am

Venue: A link to the meeting can be found on the front page of the agenda.. View directions

Contact: Susan Dallison  01305 252216 - Email: susan.dallison@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Media

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence.

2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 88 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 22 February 2021.

3.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.

4.

Public Participation

To receive questions or statements on the business of the committee from town and parish councils and members of the public.

 

OR

 

To receive questions or statements on the business of the committee from town and parish councils and members of the public.

Public speaking has been suspended for virtual committee meetings during the Covid-19 crisis and public participation will be dealt with through written submissions only.

 Members of the public who live, work or represent an organisation within the Dorset Council area, may submit up to two questions or a statement of up to a maximum of 450 words.  All submissions must be sent electronically to susan.dallison@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk  by the deadline set out below. 

When submitting a question please indicate who the question is for and include your name, address and contact details.  Questions and statements received in line with the council’s rules for public participation will be published as a supplement to the agenda.

Questions will be read out by an officer of the council and a response given by the appropriate Portfolio Holder or officer at the meeting.  All questions, statements and responses will be published in full within the minutes of the meeting. 

The deadline for submission of the full text of a question or statement is 8.30am on XXXXX 2020.

 

 

5.

Internal Audit Annual Opinion Report 2020-21 pdf icon PDF 576 KB

To receive a report from the South West Audit Partnership (SWAP).

6.

SWAP approach to Internal Audit Planning 2021-22 pdf icon PDF 346 KB

To receive a report from the South West Audit Partnership (SWAP).

Additional documents:

7.

Annual Governance Statement 2020-21 pdf icon PDF 72 KB

To consider the Annual Governance Statement.

Additional documents:

8.

Risk Management Update pdf icon PDF 68 KB

To consider the Risk Management Update report.

Additional documents:

9.

External Audit Update

To receive an update from the Executive Director, Corporate Development & S151.

10.

Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 52 KB

To consider the work programme for the Committee.

11.

Urgent items

To consider any items of business which the Chairman has had prior notification and considers to be urgent pursuant to section 100B (4) b) of the Local Government Act 1972. The reason for the urgency shall be recorded in the minutes.

12.

Exempt Business

To move the exclusion of the press and the public for the following item in view of the likely disclosure of exempt information within the meaning of paragraph 3 of schedule 12 A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

 

The public and the press will be asked to leave the meeting whilst the item of business is considered.