Decision details

Internal Audit of Coychurch Crematorium

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Group Manager – Highways and Green Spaces presented a report, that informed the Joint Committee of a recent Internal Audit of Coychurch Crematorium to allow certification of the 2021/22 annual return.


He advised that the objective of the Audit was to provide assurance to the Joint Committee on the adequacy and effectiveness of the internal control, governance and risk management arrangements in respect of Coychurch Crematorium.


Audit testing was undertaken in respect of the financial year 2021/22 and the internal control, governance and risk management arrangements were evaluated against the audit objectives listed in paragraph 3.2 of the report, ie in relation to Governance, Budgetary Control, Income Management and Invoice and Order Management.


The Group Manager – Highways and Green Spaces confirmed that the Audit identified a number of strengths and areas of good practice. There was one recommendation made as a result of the Audit and the action in respect of this, had been implemented.


The Audit opinion concluded that there was substantial assurancethat a sound system of governance, risk management and control exists, with internal controls operating effectively and being consistently applied to support the achievement of objectives in the area audited.


He concluded his submission, by advising that there were no further actions required.


A copy of the Internal Audit Report was attached for the benefit of Members at the Appendix to the report.


A Member advised that he was pleased to note that the Audit feedback and resulting recommendation made by them, had been acted upon so quickly by the Crematorium.


RESOLVED:                             That the Joint Committee noted the  Internal Audit Report.

Publication date: 15/05/2023

Date of decision: 15/07/2022

Decided at meeting: 15/07/2022 - Coychurch Crematorium Joint Committee

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