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Apologies for Absence and Substitutions

The Committee is asked to note any apologies for absence and substitutions received from Members.



Minutes of the Last Meeting pdf icon PDF 176 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record, the minutes of the last meeting of the Committee, held on Thursday, 26 January 2023.


Declarations of Interest

Councillors are invited to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Personal Interest, and the nature of it, in relation to any item on the agenda.



Questions on Notice pursuant to Council Procedure Rule 38

Subject to providing two working days’ notice, a Member of the Committee may ask the Chairman of the Committee a question on any matter in relation to which the Council has powers or duties which affect the Tendring District and which falls within the terms of reference of the Committee.



Update from the Councils External Auditors

The Committee will receive an update from the Council’s External Auditors on their work.


Report of the Internal Audit Manager - A.1 - Report on Internal Audit pdf icon PDF 237 KB

To provide the Committee with a periodic report on the Internal Audit function for the period January 2023 – February 2023, as required by the professional standards.



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Report of the Assistant Director (Finance & IT) - A.2 - Table of Outstanding Issues pdf icon PDF 145 KB

To present to the Committee the progress on outstanding actions identified by the Committee along with general updates on other issues that fall within the responsibilities of the Committee.

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Report of the Assistant Director (Finance & IT) - A.3 - A.3 - Audit Committee Work Programme 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 133 KB

To present for approval the Audit Committee’s proposed work programme covering the period April 2023 to March 2024.


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Exclusion of Press and Public

The Committee is asked to consider passing the following resolution:


“That under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting during the consideration of Agenda Item 10 on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 7 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A, as amended, of the Act.”




Report of the Assistant Director (Finance & IT) - B.1 - Risk Based Verification Policy

To seek the necessary annual approval of the Council’s Risk Based Verification Policy.


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