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Audit and Governance Committee 29-SEP-2016

29 September 2016 at 6:30pm in Council Chamber

Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading RG1 2LU

Committee Administrator(s)

Peter Driver. Contact committee services

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Attachments

pdf icon Agenda [63kb]

pdf icon All papers [537kb]

Agenda

ItemDescriptionReport
1.DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST 
2.MINUTES OF THE COMMITTEE'S MEETING OF 21 JULY 2016pdf icon Minutes [40kb]
3.

APPROVAL OF THE 2015/16 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 by the end of September, which will conclude the accounts and audit process for 2015/16.

pdf icon Item 3 [15kb]
4.

FUTURE AUDIT ARRANGEMENTS - APPOINTMENT OF PUBLIC SECTOR AUDIT APPOINTMENTS LTD

This report presents 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 4 [18kb]
5.

PUBLIC SECTOR INTERNAL AUDIT STANDARDS (SELF ASSESSMENT)

This report informs the Committee of the results of a self-assessment carried out by the Chief Auditor against the Public Sector Internal Audit Standards.

pdf icon Item 5 [24kb]

pdf icon Item 5 appx 1 [52kb]

6.

AUDIT & INVESTIGATIONS 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 July 2016.

pdf icon Item 6 [140kb]
7.

BUDGET MONITORING REPORT

This report updates the Committee on the Council's budget monitoring position to the end of July 2016.

pdf icon Item 7 [57kb]
8.

TREASURY MANAGEMENT 2016/17 ACTIVITY TO AUGUST

This report contains information about the Council's treasury activities to the end of August in 2016/17.

pdf icon Item 8 [93kb]

 

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