Audit and Governance Committee 19-APR-2016

19 April 2016 at 6:30pm in Committee Room 1

Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading RG1 2LU

Committee Administrator(s)

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pdf icon Agenda [60kb]

pdf icon All papers [1Mb]

Agenda

ItemDescriptionReport
1.DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST 
2.

MINUTES OF THE COMMITTEE'S MEETING OF 28 JANUARY 2016

pdf icon Minutes [31kb]
3.

DCEEH QUALITY ASSURANCE FRAMEWORK

A report presenting the Quality Assurance Framework for the Children, Education and Early Help Directorate, which has been referred to the Committee for information by the Adult Social Care, Children's Services and Education Committee.

pdf icon Item 3 [38kb]

pdf icon Item 3 appendix [683kb]

4.

AUDIT & INVESTIGATIONS QUARTERLY PROGRESS REPORT

This report provides an update on key findings emanating from Internal Audit reports issued since the last quarterly progress report in January 2016.

pdf icon Item 4 [177kb]
5.

DRAFT INTERNAL AUDIT PLAN 2016/17

This report is the high-level statement of how the internal audit service will be delivered and developed in accordance with the terms of reference and how it links to the organisational objectives and priorities of the Council.

pdf icon Item 5 [31kb]

pdf icon Item 5 appendix [131kb]

6.

IMPACT OF REVISED MINIMUM REVENUE PROVISION POLICY FROM 2017/18

This report provides information for the Committee on the impact of the Council's revised policy on minimum revenue provision in 2017/18 and beyond, as referred to it by the Council budget meeting in February 2016.

pdf icon Item 6 [63kb]
7.

EXTERNAL AUDIT ARRANGEMENTS AFTER 2017/18

This report explains the latest position on the requirement in the Local Audit & Accountability Act 2014 for the Council to eventually appoint its own auditor.

pdf icon Item 7 [32kb]
8.

EXTERNAL AUDIT PLAN UPDATE

This report presents an updated Audit Plan from EY, the Council's external auditors, which sets out in more detail the revised approach to value for money work and updates the EY assessment of internal controls.

pdf icon Item 8 [21kb]

pdf icon Item 8 appendix [78kb]

 

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