Agenda and decisions

Governance and Audit Committee - Wednesday, 22nd June, 2022 14:00

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Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chairperson

To elect a chairperson for the ensuing year

Decision:

Mr Gareth Chapman was elected Chairperson for the ensuing year.

2.

Election of Vice Chairperson

To elect a vice chairperson for the ensuing year

Decision:

Ms Susan Davies was elected Vice-Chairperson for the ensuing year.

4.

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of personal and prejudicial interest (if any) from Members/Officers in accordance with the provisions of the Members’ Code of Conduct adopted by Council from 1 September 2014.

Decision:

None.

5.

Approval of Minutes pdf icon PDF 221 KB

To receive for approval the minutes of the Committee of 15/03/2022

Decision:

The minutes of the 15 March 2022 were approved as a true and accurate record

6.

Governance and Audit Committee Action Record pdf icon PDF 208 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Governance and Audit Committee noted the Action Record.  

7.

Audit Wales Governance and Audit Committee Report pdf icon PDF 139 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee noted the Audit Wales Governance and Audit Committee Reports at Appendix A, B and C.

8.

Corporate Risk Assessment 2022-23 pdf icon PDF 219 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee:

 

· Considered the Corporate Risk Assessment 2022-23 (Appendix A)

· Noted that Corporate Management Board has agreed to discontinue the Incident and Near Miss Reporting Procedure.

9.

Annual Self-Assessment of the Council's Performance pdf icon PDF 225 KB

Decision:

The Committee reviewed and approved the proposed processes and arrangements for corporate self-assessment 2021/22.

10.

Annual Internal Audit Report 2021-22 pdf icon PDF 255 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

That the Governance and Audit Committee gave due consideration to the Annual Internal Audit Report for the Financial Year 2021-22 including the Head of Internal Audit’s Annual Opinion on the adequacy and effectiveness of the Council’s framework of governance, risk management and internal control.

11.

Regional Internal Audit Service Charter 2022-23 pdf icon PDF 138 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee considered and approved the Regional Internal Audit Service Charter for 2022-23. 

12.

Annual Internal Audit Strategy & Risk Based Plan 2022-23 pdf icon PDF 138 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee considered and approved the draft Internal Audit Strategy (Appendix A) and draft Annual Risk Based Audit Plan for 2022-23 (Appendix B).

13.

Updated Forward Work Programme 2022-23 pdf icon PDF 178 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee considered and approved the updated Forward Work Programme for 2022-23.

14.

Urgent Items

To consider any other items(s) of business in respect of which notice has been given in accordance with Rule 4 of the Council Procedure Rules and which the person presiding at the meeting is of the opinion should by reason of special circumstances be transacted at the meeting as a matter of urgency.

Decision:

There were no urgent items.