Audit Committee
Thursday, 26 September 2019 7.00pm

Venue: Meeting Room 9 - Level 3, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham ME4 4TR

Contact: Michael Turner, Democratic Services Officer 

No. Item


Apologies for absence


Record of meeting pdf icon PDF 293 KB

To approve the record of the meeting held on 29 July 2019.


Urgent matters by reason of special circumstances

The Chairman will announce any late items which do not appear on the main agenda but which he/she has agreed should be considered by reason of special circumstances to be specified in the report.


Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and Other Significant Interests pdf icon PDF 211 KB

Members are invited to disclose any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Other Significant Interests in accordance with the Member Code of Conduct.  Guidance on this is set out in agenda item 4.



Annual Audit Letter 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 144 KB

This report and attachment reflects the work carried out by Grant Thornton, the Council’s external auditors, in respect of the 2018/19 financial year. 

Additional documents:


Audit and Counter Fraud Update to end of August 2019 pdf icon PDF 64 KB

This report provides Members with an update on the work, outputs and performance of the Audit & Counter Fraud Team for the period 1 April to 31 August 2019.

Additional documents:


Treasury Management Strategy Mid-year Review Report 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 367 KB

This report represents the mid-year review of the Treasury Management Strategy 2019/20.


Risk Strategy Annual Review pdf icon PDF 144 KB

This report presents the annual review of the Risk Strategy.

Additional documents:


Whistleblowing, Anti Bribery and Anti-Money Laundering Policies – Report on Instances September 2018 - September 2019 pdf icon PDF 165 KB

This report advises Members about the nature of concerns raised, between September 2018 and September 2019, under the Council’s Whistleblowing, Anti- Bribery and Anti-Money Laundering Policies.