Agenda

Accounts and Governance Committee - Wednesday, 7th July, 2021 6.45 pm

Venue: The Sports Hall, Penrith Leisure Centre, Penrith CA11 8JH

Contact: Members Services 

Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Vice-Chairman

To receive nominations for and appoint a Vice-Chairman of the Accounts and Governance Committee.

2.

Apologies for Absence

3.

Minutes of Previous Meeting

To note minutes AGc/37/04/21 to AGc/45/04/21 of the meeting of this Committee held on 15 April 2021 previously circulated and confirmed and signed at Annual Council on 27 May 2021.

4.

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of the existence and nature of any private interests, both disclosable pecuniary and any other registrable interests, in any matter to be considered or being considered.

 

5.

Alston Moor Parish Council pdf icon PDF 570 KB

To consider the Assistant Director Legal and Democratic Services’ report G23/21(to follow) on the findings of an independent assessment of various complaints and associated correspondence concerning members of Alston Moor Parish Council.

6.

External Audit Update pdf icon PDF 3 MB

To consider the Interim Director of Resources’ report F22/21 which

provides an update from the External Auditor on the Statement of Accounts Audit for both 19/20 and 20/21.

 

RECOMMENDED that the update from the External Auditor on the scope and additional work for the audit 2020/21 be noted.

7.

Audit Scope and Additional Work 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 460 KB

To consider The Interim Director of Resources’ report F23/21 which provides an update from the External Auditor on the Statement of Accounts Audit for both 19/20 and 20/21.

 

RECOMMENDED that the update from the External Auditor on the Statement of Accounts Audit for both 19/20 and 20/21 be noted.

8.

Internal Audit Annual Report 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 1003 KB

To consider the Interim Director of Resources’ report F25/21 which presents the Audit Annual Report for 2020/21.

 

RECOMMENDATION that the report and the Annual Report 2020/21 from TIAA attached at Appendix 1 be noted.

9.

Internal Audit - Summary Internal Controls Assurance Report 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the Interim Director of Resources report F26/21 which presents the Summary Internal Controls Assurance Report 2021/22.

10.

Work Programme pdf icon PDF 435 KB

To consider the Interim Director of Resources’ report F24/21 which sets out the work programme for the Accounts and Governance Committee.

 

RECOMMENDED that the Accounts and Governance Committee approve the Work Programme as set out at Appendix 1 to the report.

11.

Any Other Items Which the Chairman Decides are Urgent

12.

Date of Next Scheduled Meeting

The next scheduled meeting of this Committee is Thursday 9 September 2021.