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Venue: Tewkesbury Borough Council Offices, Severn Room

Contact: Democratic Services Tel: 01684 272021  Email:  democraticservices@tewkesbury.gov.uk

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1.

Announcements

When the continuous alarm sounds you must evacuate the building by the nearest available fire exit. Members and visitors should proceed to the visitors’ car park at the front of the building and await further instructions (during office hours staff should proceed to their usual assembly point; outside of office hours proceed to the visitors’ car park). Please do not re-enter the building unless instructed to do so.

 

In the event of a fire any person with a disability should be assisted in leaving the building.  

2.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions

To receive apologies for absence and advise of any substitutions. 

3.

Declarations of Interest

Pursuant to the adoption by the Council on 26 June 2012 of the Tewkesbury Borough Council Code of Conduct, effective from 1 July 2012, as set out in Minute No. CL.34, Members are invited to declare any interest they may have in the business set out on the Agenda to which the approved Code applies.

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 104 KB

To approve the Minutes of the meeting held on 15 September 2021.

5.

Audit and Governance Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 75 KB

To consider the Audit and Governance Committee Work Programme.  

6.

External Auditor's Progress Report pdf icon PDF 5 MB

To consider the external auditor’s report on progress against planned outputs.  

7.

Appointment of External Auditor pdf icon PDF 153 KB

To recommend to Council that the Public Sector Audit Appointments (PSAA) invitation to ‘opt-in’ to the sector led national scheme for the appointment of external auditors for the five financial years commencing 1 April 2023 be accepted.

8.

Counter Fraud and Enforcement Unit Update pdf icon PDF 96 KB

To consider the update on the work of the Counter Fraud and Enforcement Unit. 

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9.

Corporate Risk Register pdf icon PDF 90 KB

To consider the risks contained within the Corporate Risk Register and assurance that the risks are being effectively managed. 

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10.

Annual Safeguarding Update pdf icon PDF 127 KB

To consider the annual report to give assurance as to the level of the Council’s compliance with its safeguarding duty and to note the Section 11 self-assessment submission to the Assurance Panel, attached at Appendix 1.

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Discretionary Housing Payments Follow-Up pdf icon PDF 167 KB

To consider the progress made against implementation of the audit recommendations in relation to Discretionary Housing Payments. 

12.

Status of Internal Audit Recommendations pdf icon PDF 79 KB

To consider the status of the internal audit recommendations.

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13.

Data Protection Officer Annual Report pdf icon PDF 137 KB

To receive the annual report on the actions undertaken during the year and to consider the action plan, attached at Appendix 1, to further improve the Council’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) arrangements. 

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