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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 84 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record, the minutes of the last meeting of the Committee, held on 28 March 2019.


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 37

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.



Report of the Acting Audit and Governance Manager - A.1 - Periodic Report on Internal Audit Function: March to June 2019 and the Annual Report for 2018/2019 pdf icon PDF 189 KB

To provide a periodic report on the Internal Audit function for the period March 2019 to June 2019 and the Acting Audit and Governance Manager’s Annual Report for 2018/19 as required by the professional standards.


Additional documents:


Report of the Deputy Chief Executive (Corporate Services) - A.2 - Corporate Risk Update pdf icon PDF 163 KB

To present to the Audit Committee the updated Corporate Risk Register.

Additional documents:


Report of the Deputy Chief Executive (Corporate Services) - A.3 - External Auditor's Audit Completion Report 2018/19



To present:


·      The Annual Governance Statement 2018/19 for approval.

·      The External Auditor’s Audit Completion Report for the year ended 31 March 2019, which includes the management representation letter, for consideration and approval, to enable a final opinion on the accounts and value for money arrangements to be formally issued by the External Auditor.

·      The Statement of Accounts 2018/19 for consideration and approval for publication by the end of July 2019.


Future Meetings of the Commencement - Venue and Start Time

The Committee will decide whether to request the Chairman of the Committee to change the venue and/or the start time of its meetings having had regard to the wishes of Members and the operational requirements of the Council’s External Auditor.


Glossary of Abbreviations and Acronyms pdf icon PDF 183 KB

A Glossary of Abbreviations and Acronyms has been prepared in order to assist Members in understanding the terms used within the Officer reports.