Audit Committee - Thursday, 19 March 2020 7.00pm, CANCELLED

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 88 KB

To approve the record of the meeting held on 7 January 2020.


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 371 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.



External Audit Plan 2019/20 and Audit Progress Report with Sector Update pdf icon PDF 162 KB

This report presents the plan of Medway Council’s External Auditors, Grant Thornton, for the audit of the Council’s Statement of Accounts for the financial year 2019/20 together with the latest update progress report and sector update for information.

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External Audit Grant Claim Update Report 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 343 KB

This report presents an update as to the progress and summary of the work carried out by Grant Thornton, the Council’s external auditor for 2018/19, in respect of the certification of grant claims for the financial year ended 31 March 2019.


Audit & Counter Fraud Update pdf icon PDF 85 KB

This report provides Members with an update on the work, outputs and performance of the Audit & Counter Fraud Team for the period 1 December 2019 to 31 January 2020.

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Audit & Counter Fraud Strategy 2020-24 pdf icon PDF 134 KB

This report presents the Audit and Counter Fraud Shared Service Strategy 2020-24 for Members’ approval

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Audit & Counter Fraud Plan 2020-21 pdf icon PDF 75 KB

This report presents the Audit & Counter Fraud Plan 2020-21 for Members’ approval.

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Review of Audit & Counter Fraud Quality Assurance & Improvement Programme pdf icon PDF 125 KB

This report presents the results of the review of the Audit and Counter Fraud Shared Service Quality Assurance and Improvement Programme.

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