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Audit Committee
14 Apr 2014 - 10:00 to 12:12
Scheduled
  • Documents
  • Attendance
  • Visitors
  • Declarations of Interests

Documents

Agenda

Standard Items
Preparatory / Briefing Meeting
A private preparatory / briefing meeting for Members of the Committee will be held at 9.30 am in the Flensburg Room
Apologies for Absence
To receive apologies for absence and notification of substitutions
Declarations of Interest
Members are invited to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests, other registrable interests and any interests, relating to any item on the agenda at this stage
Public and Press
To agree that the items of business within Part A of the agenda should be dealt with in public and that the items of business within Part B of the agenda should be dealt with in private
Pdf MINUTES (153Kb)
To approve and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 24 January 2014.
[Copy Minutes in Minute Book Volume 40(5) / herewith]
Public Items
The Minutes of the meeting of the Resources Overview and Scrutiny Panel held on 20 February 2014 are submitted for information.
(Copy Minutes herewith)
The Director of Grant Thornton to present their annual Certification Work Report.
(Copy Report herewith)
A.3 Pdf AUDIT PLAN 2013/14 (202Kb)
The Director of Grant Thornton to submit the Audit Plan for 2013/14 (final confirmation of the grants certification fee will be provided).
(Copy Report herewith)
The Director of Grant Thornton to present their report on progress with the 2013/14 audit, together with a summary of emerging and national developments relevant to local government.
(Copy Report herewith)
The Director of Grant Thornton to submit the Housing Benefit Subsidy Certification Work Plan for Carlisle City Council (final confirmation of the grants certification fee will be provided).
(Copy Report herewith)
A.6 Pdf FEE LETTER 2014/15 (554Kb)
The Director of Grant Thornton to submit the Audit fee letter for 2014/15.
(Copy Letter herewith)
The Chairman of the Audit Committee to submit a report summarising the work undertaken by the Audit Committee during the past year.
(Copy Report RD.03/14 herewith)
The Director of Resources to submit a report providing details of the internal Audit Plan for 2014/15.
(Copy Report RD.02/14 herewith)
The Director of Resources to submit a report summarising the work carried out by Internal Audit and detailing the progress made on delivery of the approved 2013/14 Audit Plan.
(Copy Report RD.01/14 herewith)
A.10 Pdf INTERNAL AUDIT CHARTER (125Kb)
Pursuant to Minute AUC.15/14, the Director of Resources to submit a report concerning the Internal Audit Charter.  The Executive considered the matter on 10 March 2014.
(Copy Report RD.05/14 and Minute Excerpt herewith)
The Director of Resources to submit a report providing the regular quarterly summary of Treasury Management Transactions.
(Copy Report RD.84/13 herewith)
The Deputy Chief Executive to submit a report updating Members on the Council's risk management arrangements.
(Copy Report SD.10/14 herewith)
The Director of Resources to submit a report updating Members on the Council's governance arrangements and its systems of internal control.
(Copy Report RD.04/14 herewith)
Exempt Items
Members of the Audit Committee

Conservative – Earp, Mrs Mallinson, Nedved, Bowman S (sub), Mrs Geddes (sub), Mrs Parsons (sub)

Labour – Mrs Atkinson, Atkinson P, Bowditch (Vice Chairman), Ms Patrick (Chairman)

Enquiries to:
Lead Committee Clerk - Morag Durham tel: 817036

Additional Meeting Documents

Attendance

Name
No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Sending ApologySubstituted By
Councillor Steven John William Bowditch  
NameReason for AbsenceSubstituted By
No absentee information has been recorded for the meeting.

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
Councillor Mrs Elizabeth Anne MallinsonA.2Certification Report 2012/13InterestA tenant of Councillor Mallinson's received Housing Benefit

Visitors

Also in attendance at the above meeting were:

Chief Executive
Director of Governance
Director of Resources
Financial Services and HR Manager
Audit Manager
Senior Auditor

Ms J Bellard (Director, Grant Thornton)
Mr R McGahon (Manager, Grant Thornton)


___ Members of public expressed a desire to address the meeting.