Agenda

Audit Committee - Wednesday, 25th May 2022 6.10 p.m.

Venue: Morecambe Town Hall

Contact: Sarah Moorghen, Democratic Services - email  smoorghen@lancaster.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Vice-Chair

To appoint a Vice-Chair for the 2022/23 municipal year (the Vice-Chair must not be a member of Cabinet or Overview and Scrutiny)

2.

Apologies for Absence

3.

Minutes

Minutes of meeting held on 23rd March 2022 (previously circulated). 

4.

Items of Urgent Business authorised by the Chair

5.

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations by Councillors of interests in respect of items on this Agenda. 

Councillors are reminded that, in accordance with the Localism Act 2011, they are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests which have not already been declared in the Council’s Register of Interests. (It is a criminal offence not to declare a disclosable pecuniary interest either in the Register or at the meeting). 

Whilst not a legal requirement, in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 9 and in the interests of clarity and transparency, Councillors should declare any disclosable pecuniary interests which they have already declared in the Register, at this point in the meeting. 

In accordance with Part B Section 2 of the Code Of Conduct, Councillors are required to declare the existence and nature of any other interests as defined in paragraphs 8(1) or 9(2) of the Code of Conduct. 

 

6.

Internal Audit Progress Report pdf icon PDF 196 KB

Report of the Internal Audit and Assurance Manager.

Additional documents:

7.

Counter Fraud – Annual Report 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 156 KB

Report of the Corporate Fraud Manager.

8.

Review of the Council's Counter Fraud Policies

Report of the Corporate Fraud Manger.

 

Report to follow.

9.

Audit Committee Assurances in Relation to the Financial Reporting Process

Report of the Chief Finance Officer.

 

Report to follow.

10.

Risk Management Update

Report of the Chief Finance Officer.

 

Report to Follow.

11.

Statement of Accounts Update

Report of the Chief Finance Officer.

 

Report to follow.

12.

Work Programme

Report of the Chief Finance Officer.

 

Report to follow.