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Audit & Governance Committee 28-SEP-2017

28 September 2017 at 7pm in the Council Chamber

Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading RG1 2LU

Committee Administrator(s)

Michael Popham & Simon Hill. Contact committee services

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Attachments

pdf icon Agenda [62kb]

pdf icon All papers [685kb]

Agenda

ItemDescriptionWards affectedReport
1.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

  
2.

MINUTES OF THE COMMITTEE'S MEETING OF 18 JULY 2017

 pdf icon Item 2 [53kb]
3.

QUESTIONS

  
4.

APPROVAL OF THE 2016/17 ACCOUNTS, EY AUDIT MEMORANDUM AND AUDIT OPINION (ISA 260)

This report seeks, in accordance with the Accounts & Audit Regulations, the approval of the Council's accounts, in order to conclude the accounts and audit process for 2016/17.

 pdf icon Item 4 [48kb]
5.

HOUSING BENEFIT SUBSIDY

This report provides an update on the actions that have been taken by the Housing Benefits Service to mitigate error and losses as a result of the complex subsidy regime.

 pdf icon Item 5 [50kb]
6.

INTERNAL AUDIT QUARTERLY PROGRESS REPORT

This report provides an update on key findings emanating from Internal Audit reports issued since the last quarterly progress report in July 2017.

 pdf icon Item 6 [156kb]
7.

INTERNAL AUDIT EXTERNAL QUALITY ASSESSMENT (EQA)

This report provides information on an external quality assessment of Internal Audit's Quality Assurance Framework, which was carried out in July 2017.

 pdf icon Item 7 [215kb]
8.

BUDGET MONITORING 2017/18

This report regarding the Council's budget monitoring position at the end of August 2017 was prepared for the Policy Committee meeting on 25 September 2017 and is now presented to the Audit & Governance Committee for information.

 pdf icon Item 8 [83kb]
9.

ANNUAL GOVERNANCE STATEMENT 2016/2017 - UPDATED ACTION PLAN

This report updates the Committee on the progress made against the Annual Governance action plan.

 pdf icon Item 9 [156kb]

 

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