Audit and Governance Committee - Monday, 28th September, 2020 10.00 am, MOVED

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No. Item



To receive any apologies for absence.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 105 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 10 August 2020.


Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.


Public Participation

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  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 Wednesday 23 September 2020.



Financial Report Quarter 1 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 112 KB

To consider a report by the Executive Director for Corporate Development.

Additional documents:


Treasury Management Annual Report pdf icon PDF 251 KB

To receive the Annual Report.


Internal Audit Activity and Progress 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 482 KB

To consider a report from the South West Audit Partnership.


Internal Audit Annual Report 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 576 KB

To consider a report from the South West Audit Partnership.


Fraud and Whistleblowing Annual Report pdf icon PDF 133 KB

To consider a report from the Service Manager for Assurance.


Risk Management Update pdf icon PDF 171 KB

To receive an update report from the Service Manager for Assurance.

Additional documents:


Dorset Council's Performance Framework

To receive a presentation from  the Service Manager for Business Intelligence and Performance.


Constitutional Changes

To receive an update from the Monitoring Officer.


Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 61 KB

To consider the work programme for the Committee.


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.