Agenda

Audit Committee
Wednesday, 19th February 2020 6.10 p.m.

Venue: Lancaster Town Hall

Contact: Eric Marsden, Democratic Services - telephone 01524 582135, or email  emarsden@lancaster.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Minutes

Minutes of meeting held on insert , 2019 (previously circulated). 

3.

Items of Urgent Business authorised by the Chair

4.

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. 

 

5.

Audit Committee Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 260 KB

Report of the Internal Audit and Assurance Manager.

6.

Internal Audit Charter pdf icon PDF 749 KB

Report of the Internal Audit and Assurance Manager.

7.

Internal Audit Strategy and Risk Based Plan 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 258 KB

Report of the Internal Audit and Assurance Manager.

8.

Review of the Council's Counter Fraud Policies pdf icon PDF 552 KB

Report of the Corporate Fraud Manager.

9.

Strategic Risk Management

Verbal update from the Internal Audit and Assurance Manager.

10.

Consultation on scale of audit fees for 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 301 KB

Report of PSAA.

11.

Statement of Accounts 2019/20

Report from the Council’s Section 51 Officer.

 

Report to follow.

12.

Periodic Private Discussion with the Internal Audit and Assurance Manager

Discussion with the Internal Audit and Assurance Manager.