Dorset Council - Audit and Governance Committee
Tuesday, 17th September, 2019 10.00 am

Venue: Committee Room A/B, South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, DT1 1EE

Contact: Lindsey Watson  01305 252209 - Email:

No. Item



To receive any apologies for absence.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 116 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 26 July 2019.


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.


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.


Presentation - Dorset Council EU Exit Preparations

To receive a presentation from the Executive Director of Place with regard to preparations being made by Dorset Council in respect of EU Exit.


Risk Management Update pdf icon PDF 218 KB

To receive an update in respect of risk management issues.


Finance Regulations pdf icon PDF 144 KB

To undertake a review of the Dorset Council Finance Regulations, as contained within the Constitution.


Treasury Management Annual Report 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 150 KB

To receive the Treasury Management Annual Report.

Additional documents:


Finance Report Quarter 1 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 87 KB

To consider the Finance Report Quarter 1 2019/20 as presented to Cabinet on 30 July 2019.

Additional documents:


Presentation - Overview of the Pensions Fund

To receive a presentation to provide an overview of the Pension Fund.


Report of Internal Audit Activity Plan Progress 2019/20 - August 2019 pdf icon PDF 2 MB

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


2019/20 Internal Audit Plan - October - March pdf icon PDF 2 MB

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


Audit and Governance Committee Work Plan pdf icon PDF 75 KB

To review the Work Plan for the Audit and Governance Committee.


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.