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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 137 KB

To approve the Minutes of the meetings held on 24 March and 17 May 2022.

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5.

Audit and Governance Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 154 KB

To consider the Audit and Governance Committee Work Programme.  

6.

External Auditor's Audit Plan pdf icon PDF 6 MB

To consider the external auditor’s Audit Plan 2021/22.

7.

Informing the Audit and Governance Risk Assessment 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 416 KB

To consider the external auditor’s report on informing the Audit and Governance risk assessment for Tewkesbury Borough Council 2021/22.

8.

Annual Health and Safety Report pdf icon PDF 123 KB

To consider the adequacy of the Council’s health and safety arrangements.  

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9.

Corporate Risk Register pdf icon PDF 91 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.

Internal Audit Plan Monitoring Report pdf icon PDF 87 KB

To consider the Internal Audit work undertaken and the assurance given on the adequacy of internal controls operating in the systems audited.  

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11.

Counter Fraud and Enforcement Unit Report pdf icon PDF 109 KB

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

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12.

Counter Fraud and Enforcement Unit Fraud Risk Strategy pdf icon PDF 84 KB

To consider the Fraud Risk Strategy and associated work streams. 

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13.

Counter Fraud and Anti-Corruption Policy pdf icon PDF 103 KB

To recommend to the Executive Committee that the Counter Fraud and Anti-Corruption Policy, attached at Appendix 1, be approved and to delegate authority to the Head of Finance and Asset Management, in consultation with the Counter Fraud and Enforcement Unit, One Legal and the Lead Member for Corporate Governance, to approve future minor amendments to the Policy.

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14.

Internal Audit Annual Report 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 170 KB

To consider the limitation of scope regarding independent assurance from internal audit on the adequacy of the Council’s governance, risk management and control environment for 2021/22 and to note that the Internal Audit team is now operational and a meaningful audit opinion will be reached for 2022/23. 

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Audit and Governance Committee Annual Report 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 87 KB

To approve the Audit and Governance Committee Annual Report 2021/22. 

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