Agenda

Audit Committee - Tuesday, 10 January 2023 6.30pm

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

Contact: Steve Dickens, Democratic Services 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

2.

Record of meeting pdf icon PDF 205 KB

To approve the record of the meeting held on 3 November 2022.

3.

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.

4.

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.

 

5.

Interim Audit Findings Report 2020-21 and Notification of Appointment of Auditor from 2023-24 pdf icon PDF 138 KB

This report provides an update on the ongoing audit by Grant Thornton with their Interim Audit Findings Report, presented at Appendix 1 and a confirmation of auditor appointment from 2023/24.

 

The Accounts and Audit Regulations (Coronavirus) (Amendment) 2021 require that the Audit Committee consider the issues raised by the external auditors prior to approval of the Statement of Accounts.

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6.

Treasury Management Strategy 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 126 KB

This report presents the Council’s Treasury Management Strategy for the 2023/24 financial year. The Treasury Management Strategy incorporates within it the Treasury Management Policy Statement, Annual Investment Strategy and Minimum Revenue Provision Policy.

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7.

Contract Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 143 KB

This report seeks to introduce a revised set of Contract Procedure Rules to replace those that currently form Chapter 4, Part 7 of Medway Council’s constitution.

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8.

Internal Audit Update 01 September to 30 November 2022 pdf icon PDF 176 KB

This report provides Members with an update on the work, outputs, and performance of the Internal Audit Team for the period 01 September to 30 November 2022.

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9.

Counter Fraud Update 01 September to 30 November 2022 pdf icon PDF 141 KB

This report provides Members with an update on the work, outputs, and performance of the Counter Fraud Team for the period 01 September to 30 November 2022.

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10.

Internal Audit Charter pdf icon PDF 137 KB

This report presents the Internal Audit Charter for Members’ approval.

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11.

Internal Audit & Counter Fraud Strategy 2020-24 - Review of Progress 2022-23 pdf icon PDF 177 KB

This report provides an update on progress against the Internal Audit & Counter Fraud Strategy 2020-2024 made by the team during 2022-23 to date.

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