Audit and Governance Committee - Monday, 27th September, 2021 10.00 am

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Contact: Susan Dallison  Email:


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To receive any apologies for absence.


Declarations of Interest

To disclose any pecuniary, other registrable or non-registrable interest as set out in the adopted Code of Conduct.  In making their decision councillors are asked to state the agenda item, the nature of the interest and any action they propose to take as part of their declaration.


If required, further advice should be sought from the Monitoring Officer in advance of the meeting.


Public Participation

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

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

The deadline for submission of the full text of a question or statement is 8.30am on Wednesday 22 September 2021.


Internal Audit Progress Report pdf icon PDF 691 KB

To consider a report by the South West Audit Partnership (SWAP).


Deloitte 2020/21 Audit Plan pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To receive the draft Audit Plan from I Howse, Deloitte.

Additional documents:


Risk Management Update pdf icon PDF 445 KB

To consider a report by D Trotter, Risk & Resilience Officer and M Eyre, Service Manager for Assurance.

Additional documents:


Treasury Management Annual Report pdf icon PDF 415 KB

To consider a report by D Wilkes, Service Manager, Treasury and Investments.


Value for Money pdf icon PDF 485 KB

To consider a report by B Forrester, Business Partner.


Review of Agency & Consultancy Spend pdf icon PDF 350 KB

To consider a report by C Matthews, Service Manager – HR Operations


Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 122 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.


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 x 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.


There is no exempt business.