Audit, Governance & Standards - Tuesday, 28th May, 2024 7.00 pm

Venue: Oakenshaw Community Centre

Contact: Mat Sliwinski  Tel: 01527 64252 Ext 3095

No. Item


Apologies and Named Substitutes


Declarations of Interest

To invite Councillors to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and/or Other Disclosable Interests they may have in items on the agenda, and to confirm the nature of those interests.



Minutes pdf icon PDF 424 KB

The minutes of the meeting of Audit, Governance and Standards Committee held on 21st March 2024 will be considered at this meeting.


Public Speaking

Members of the public have an opportunity to speak at meetings of the Audit, Governance and Standards Committee. In order to do so members of the public must register by 12 noon on Thursday 23rd May 2024. A maximum of 15 minutes will be allocated to public speaking.



Monitoring Officer's Report - Standards Regime pdf icon PDF 227 KB


General Dispensation Report pdf icon PDF 237 KB


Annual Update Report on Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) pdf icon PDF 124 KB

Additional documents:


Feckenham Parish Council Representative's Report - Standards Regime

To receive a report from the Feckenham Parish Council Representative on any matters of relevance to the Committee.


(Oral report)




Grant Thornton - External Audit Progress Report and Sector Update pdf icon PDF 297 KB


Internal Audit Plan 2024-2025 pdf icon PDF 632 KB


Financial Savings Monitoring Report pdf icon PDF 515 KB


Annual Appointment of Risk Champion


Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 210 KB


Exclusion of the Press and Public

Should it be necessary, in the opinion of the Chief Executive, during the course of the meeting to consider excluding the public from the meeting on the grounds that exempt information is likely to be divulged, it may be necessary to move the following resolution:


“That, under S.100 (A) (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following matter(s) on the grounds that it/they involve(s) the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the relevant paragraphs (to be specified) of Part 1 of Schedule 12 (A) of the said Act”.


These paragraphs are as follows:


Subject to the “public interest” test, information relating to:


·       Para 3 – financial or business affairs;



                     and may need to be considered as ‘exempt’.




Financial Compliance Report including update on Statements of Accounts pdf icon PDF 600 KB