Agenda and minutes

Audit, Governance and Standards Committee
Wednesday 18 November 2020 6.30 pm

Venue: Online/Virtual: Contact virginia.wynn-jones@southwark.gov.uk to attend

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

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

2.

Confirmation of voting members

3.

Notification of any items of business which the chair deems urgent

    In special circumstances, an item of business may be added to an agenda within five clear days of the meeting.

    Minutes:

    The chair accepted a verbal update from Grant Thornton on the FRC press release into local government audit as late and urgent.  The item was noted.

4.

Disclosure of interests and dispensations

    Members to declare any personal interests and dispensation in respect of any item of business to be considered at this meeting.

    Minutes:

    Duncan Whitfield, the strategic director of finance and governance, presented a non-pecuniary interest in that he is a resident of Croydon, and the chair of Croydon Council’s independent finance committee.

5.

Minutes

6.

Redmond Review into the Oversight of Local Audit and the Transparency of Local Authority Financial Reporting

7.

Internal audit and anti-fraud progress report November 2020

8.

Covid-19 Pandemic: Update November 2020

9.

Capital and treasury management strategy 2021-22

10.

Whistleblowing complaints and outcomes