Agenda

Audit, Governance and Standards Committee
Monday 19 February 2018 7.00 pm

Venue: Ground Floor Meeting Room G02A - 160 Tooley Street, London SE1 2QH. View directions

Contact: Virginia Wynn-Jones  Email: virginia.wynn-jones@southwark.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

Part A - Open Business

The Chair would like to remind members that prior to the meeting they have the opportunity to inform officers of particular areas of interest relating to reports on the agenda, in order for officers to undertake preparatory work to address matters that may arise during debate.

1.

Apologies for absence

2.

Confirmation of voting members

3.

Notification of any items of business which the chair deems urgent

4.

Disclosure of interests and dispensations

5.

Minutes

6.

Governance Topic: Update on HR

7.

Internal Audit Operational Plan 2018-19 and Strategic Plan 2018-19 to 2020-21

8.

Grant Thornton - Informing the audit risk assessment for Southwark Council and Southwark Pension Fund

9.

Grant Thornton - External audit certification letter

10.

Grant Thornton Audit Plans for Southwark Council and Southwark Pension Fund 2017-18

11.

Internal Audit and anti-fraud update

12.

Annual report on the council's risk register and refresh of the risk management policy statement and strategy

13.

Southwark Member Induction Programme 2018

14.

Draft work programme for 2018-19

Other items

The following items are also scheduled for consideration at this meeting:

15.

Annual report of audit, governance and standards committee

16.

Appointment of non-voting co-opted members of the civic awards sub-committee for 2017-18

17.

Updating of whistleblowing policy and procedure

Any other open business as notified at the start of the meeting and accepted by the chair as urgent

Exclusion of press and public

The following motion should be moved, seconded and approved if the sub-committee wishes to exclude the press and public to deal with reports revealing exempt information:

 

“That the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1-7, Access to Information Procedure rules of the Constitution.”

Part B - Closed Business

18.

Appointment of non-voting co-opted members of the civic awards sub-committee for 2017-18