Audit and Governance Committee - Wednesday, 22nd June, 2022 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, County Hall, Dorchester, DT1 1XJ. View directions

Contact: Susan Dallison  01305 252216 - Email:


No. Item



To receive any apologies for absence.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 311 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 11th April 2022


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 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.

The deadline for submission of the full text of a question or statement is 8.30am on Friday 17th June 2022.


Report of Internal Audit Activity Progress Report 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To receive a report by Sally White Assistant Director SWAP


Honorary Aldermen/Alderwomen of the Dorset Council Area pdf icon PDF 343 KB

To receive a report by Jacqui Andrews Service Manager, Democratic & Electoral Services.



LGA Finance Peer Challenge Update pdf icon PDF 191 KB

To receive a report by Aidan Dunn Executive Director (Corporate

Development) and Jim Mcmanus Corporate Director (Finance and



Additional documents:


Learning from Code of Conduct and Localism Act Complaints pdf icon PDF 448 KB

To review and consult a report by Antony Bygrave the Senior Assurance Officer Complaints


Fraud and Whistleblowing DOTX 53 KB

To receive a report by Marc Eyre Service Manager for Assurance.


Additional documents:


Data Protection and Other Mandatory Training

To receive an update from Marc Eyre, Service Manager for Assurance on Data Protection and other Mandatory Training.



Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 117 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 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.


There is no exempt business