Agenda and decisions


Accounts, Audit and Risk Committee - Wednesday 28 September 2022 6.30 pm

Venue: Bodicote House, Bodicote, Banbury, Oxon OX15 4AA

Contact: Sharon Hickson, Democratic and Elections  Email: democracy@cherwell-dc.gov.uk, 01295 221554

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Items
No. Item

2.

Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any interest and the nature of that interest which they may have in any of the items under consideration at this meeting.

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3.

Petitions and Requests to Address the Meeting

The Chairman to report on any requests to submit petitions or to address the meeting.

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4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 209 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 27 July 2022.

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5.

Chairman's Announcements

To receive communications from the Chairman.

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6.

Urgent Business

The Chairman to advise whether they have agreed to any item of urgent business being admitted to the agenda.

 

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7.

External Audit - Audit Planning Report 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 360 KB

Report of the Assistant Director of Finance

 

Purpose of report

 

To receive a report setting out the External Audit Planning Report for 2021/22.

 

Recommendations

            

The meeting is recommended to:

 

1.1       Note the contents of the External Audit Planning Report for 2021/22 from our External Auditors, Ernst & Young (EY).

 

 

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Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)          That the External Audit Planning Report for 2021/22 from our External Auditors, Ernst & Young (EY) be noted.

8.

August 2022 Risk Monitoring Report pdf icon PDF 575 KB

Report of Assistant Director – Customer Focus (Interim)

 

Purpose of report

 

This report summarises the Council’s Risk monitoring position of August 2022.

 

Recommendations

 

The meeting is recommended:

 

1.1       To consider and comment on the Risk Monitoring.

 

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Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)          That, having given due consideration, the Risk Monitoring report be noted.

9.

Treasury Management Report - April to August 2022 pdf icon PDF 481 KB

Report of the Director of Assistant Director of Finance

 

Purpose of report

 

To receive information on treasury management performance and compliance with treasury management policy for 2022-23 as required by the Treasury Management Code of Practice.

Recommendations

            

The meeting is recommended:

 

1.1         To note the contents of this Treasury Management Report.

 

 

 

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Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)          That the Treasury Management Report be noted.

10.

Internal Audit Progress Report 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 373 KB

 

Report of the Director of Finance

 

Purpose of report

 

The report presents the Internal Audit Progress report for 2022/23

Recommendations

            

The meeting is recommended:

 

1.1       To note the progress with the 2022/23 Internal Audit Plan and the outcome of the completed audits.

 

 

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Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)          That the progress with the 2022/23 Internal Audit Plan and the outcome of the completed audits be noted.

11.

Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman Annual Report 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 386 KB

Report of the Interim Monitoring Officer

 

Purpose of report

 

To provide Council with the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman’s annual report on Cherwell District Council for the financial year 2021/22.

Recommendations

            

The meeting is recommended:

 

1.1       To receive the report and comment on the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman’s Annual Review of Cherwell District Council for 2021/22.

 

 

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Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)          That, having due consideration, the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman’s Annual Review of Cherwell District Council for 2021/22 be noted.

12.

Work Programme pdf icon PDF 12 KB

To consider and review the Work Programme.

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Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)          That the work programme update be noted.