Agenda

Audit Committee - Wednesday, 22nd May 2024 6.00 p.m.

Venue: Morecambe Town Hall

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

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Appointment of Vice-Chair

To appoint a Vice-Chair for the 2024/25 municipal year (the Vice-Chair must not be a member of Cabinet or Overview and Scrutiny).

3.

Minutes

To receive as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting held on 20th March 2024 (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.

Strategic Risk Register Update pdf icon PDF 219 KB

Whilst this report is public, Appendix B is exempt, and notice is hereby given that the meeting is likely to move into private session if it is necessary to refer to the exempt appendix.

 

Report of the Chief Executive. 

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7.

Internal Audit Annual Report and Head of Internal Audit Opinion pdf icon PDF 348 KB

Report of the Head of Internal Audit. 

 

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8.

Internal Audit Progress Report pdf icon PDF 105 KB

Report of the Head of Internal Audit. 

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9.

Audit Committee Assurances in Relation to the Financial Reporting Process pdf icon PDF 275 KB

Report of the Chief Finance Officer.  Report published 16.05.24. 

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10.

Statement of Accounts - Update pdf icon PDF 310 KB

Report of the Chief Officer - Resources/S151 Officer.  Report published 22.05.24. 

 

11.

Audit Committee Training & Work Programme 2024-25 pdf icon PDF 203 KB

Report of the Chief Finance Officer. 

 

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