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Audit & Governance Committee 25-JAN-2018

25 January 2018 at 6.30pm 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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All ground floor meeting rooms are accessible to wheelchair and scooter users.

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Attachments

pdf icon Agenda [63kb]

pdf icon All papers [1Mb]

Agenda

ITEMDESCRIPTIONREPORT
1.DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST 
2.MINUTES OF THE COMMITTEE'S MEETING OF 21 NOVEMBER 2017pdf icon Minutes [26kb]
3.QUESTIONS 
4.INTERNAL AUDIT QUARTERLY PROGRESS REPORT
This report provides the Committee with an update on key findings from Internal Audit reports issued since the last quarterly progress report in September 2017.
pdf icon Item 4 [170kb]
5.CORPORATE (STRATEGIC) RISK REGISTER
This report provides an update on the Council's 2017/18 Strategic Risk Register, in line with the requirements of the Council's risk management strategy.
pdf icon Item 5 [236kb]
6.DRAFT INTERNAL AUDIT PLAN FOR 2018/19
This report sets out the work Internal Audit plans to undertake during the financial year 2018/2019.
pdf icon Item 6 [289kb]
7.ANNUAL GOVERNANCE STATEMENT 2017/2018 - UPDATED ACTION PLAN
This report updates the Committee on the progress made against the Annual Governance action plan.
pdf icon Item 7 [167kb]
8.ACCOUNTS 2016/17
This report sets out the ongoing and future actions to deliver the 2016/17 accounts and to improve the quality of financial processes and systems in order to deliver a true and fair view in the future.
pdf icon Item 8 [58kb]
9.PREPARING FOR THE 2018/19 BUDGET - DRAFT TREASURY STRATEGY & INVESTMENT STATEMENT FOR 2018/19
This report enables some pre-budget scrutiny, as recommended by CIPFA, of the current draft Annual Treasury Strategy & Investment Statement.
pdf icon Item 9 [279kb]
10.BUDGET MONITORING REPORT
This report updates the Committee on the Council's budget monitoring position to the end of November 2017.
pdf icon Item 10 [148kb]
11.APPOINTMENT OF EXTERNAL AUDITORS
This report asks the Committee to note the appointment of the external auditors under regulation 13 of the Local Audit (Appointing Person) Regulations 2015.
pdf icon Item 11 [14kb]
12.EXTERNAL AUDITOR UPDATE
To receive a verbal update from the Council's external auditor EY.
 

 

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