Audit Committee - Thursday, 24 June 2021 7.00pm

Venue: St George's Centre, Pembroke Road, Chatham Maritime, Chatham ME4 4UH. View directions

Contact: Wayne Hemingway, Head of Democratic Services 


No. Item


Election of Chairman

To elect a Chairman for the 2021/22 municipal year.


Apologies for absence


Record of meeting pdf icon PDF 75 KB

To approve the record of the meeting held on 18 March 2021.


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 5.


Audit and Counter Fraud Annual Report 2020-21 pdf icon PDF 142 KB

This report informs Members of the Audit & Counter Fraud work completed during 2020-21 and presents the opinion of the Head of Audit & Counter Fraud Shared Service, as Chief Audit Executive, on the Council’s internal control environment.

Additional documents:


Audit Committee - Review of Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 157 KB

To review the Terms of Reference of the Audit Committee and to agree any changes Members consider necessary.

Additional documents:


National Fraud Initiative Exercise - Update pdf icon PDF 196 KB

This report provides an update on the National Fraud Initiative (NFI) exercise.


Managing Risk Within Our Local Authority Trading Companies (LATCOs) pdf icon PDF 182 KB

This report provides assurance to the Committee on how risk is managed between the Council and its Local Authority Trading Companies (LATCOs); Medway Development Company (MDC) and Kyndi.

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Appointment of Independent Member pdf icon PDF 252 KB

This report seeks Members’ views on the appointment of an Independent Member to the Audit Committee.