Audit Committee
Wednesday, 27th November 2019 6.10 p.m.

Venue: Lancaster Town Hall

Contact: Eric Marsden, Democratic Services - telephone 01524 582135, or email: 

No. Item


Apologies for Absence



Minutes of meeting held on 30th October 2019 (previously circulated). 


Items of Urgent Business authorised by the Chair


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. 


Update of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) Policy pdf icon PDF 240 KB

Report of the Information Governance Manager

Additional documents:


Internal Audit Monitoring pdf icon PDF 505 KB

Report of the Internal Audit and Assurance Manager


Review of the Council's Risk Management Policy pdf icon PDF 389 KB

Report of the Internal Audit and Assurance Manager


Approval of the Council's Statement of Accounts 2018/19

Verbal update from the Council’s Section 151 Officer


Role of the External Auditor

Presentation to be provided


Periodic Private Discussion with External Auditor

Discussion with the External Auditor