Decision details

Audit Committee 2021/22 Work Programme (September 2021)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Finance Lead Specialist (Section 151 Officer) introduced the 2021/22 Work Programme.  Four items contained within the Programme had been delayed until the December 2021 meeting: Annual Review of Anti-Fraud Policy and Activity; Review of Whistleblowing Policy; Audit Committee Risk Register; and Customer Connect Business Case Final Report.


The Finance Lead Specialist (Section 151 Officer) proposed moving the 18 November 2021 Audit Committee meeting to December to provide more time to prepare the reports. Member’s requested that any decision on the date of the rescheduled meeting be made in conjunction with the Chairman.


Members expressed their thanks to the Finance Team for their work, stating that the feedback from Internal and External Auditors had been positive.


Following a question on the impact of Local Government Reorganisation on Internal and External Auditors and any conflict of interest that may arise, the Finance Lead Specialist (Section 151 Officer) agreed to review the concern with Public Sector Audit Appointments (PSAA) and feedback to the Chair.


RESOLVED – That progress against the Audit Committee’s 2021/22 Work Programme be noted.

Publication date: 30/11/2021

Date of decision: 23/09/2021

Decided at meeting: 23/09/2021 - Audit Committee

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