Agenda

Audit Committee
Wednesday, 25th November 2020 6.10 p.m.

Venue: THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING

Contact: Eric Marsden, Democratic Services - email  emarsden@lancaster.gov.uk 

Note: Link to the meeting - you will need to have downloaded MS Teams or choose 'watch on the web' to view in browser: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_YTA2ODdjZjYtZTdkZi00N2U2LTgzNzktODEwNjhiYjQyZDhj%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%2261b49b28-22c1-4c9b-8830-70288744880e%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22c92bc3d5-0780-4cea-9a30-65dfbc38a911%22%2c%22IsBroadcastMeeting%22%3atrue%7d 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Minutes

Minutes of meeting held on 27th August 2020 (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.

Annual Review of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2020 RIPA) Policy and Procedure (inc. appendixes A, B & C) pdf icon PDF 226 KB

Report of the Information Governance Manager.

Additional documents:

6.

Revision of Contract Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 221 KB

Report of the Head of Financial Services.

Additional documents:

7.

Internal Audit Monitoring Report pdf icon PDF 477 KB

Report of the Internal Audit and Assurance Manager.

8.

Updated Strategic Risk Register pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Verbal update from the Internal Audit and Assurance Manager.

9.

Statement of Accounts 2019/20 Progress Report pdf icon PDF 224 KB

Report of the Chief Finance Officer.

10.

External Audit Plan: Year ending 31 March 2020 pdf icon PDF 217 KB

Report of the Chief Financial Officer.

(Appendix A: Lancaster Council Audit Plan 2020 – report published 18:11:2020)

Additional documents:

11.

FRC Major Local Audits: Audit Quality Local Inspection pdf icon PDF 313 KB

Report of the Chief Financial Officer.

Additional documents:

12.

Independent Review into the Oversight of Local Audit and the Transparency of Local Authority Financial Reporting (The Redmond Review) pdf icon PDF 231 KB

Report of the Chief Finance Officer.

Additional documents:

13.

Annual Review of Audit Committee Performance pdf icon PDF 424 KB

Report of the Internal Audit and Assurance Manager.