Agenda and minutes

Audit and Governance Committee - Monday, 23 September 2013 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, The Abbey House, Abingdon

Contact: Steve Culliford, tel. 01235 540307; e-mail: 

No. Item


Notification of substitutes and apologies for absence

To record the attendance of substitute councillors, if any, who have been authorised to attend in accordance with the provisions of standing order 17(1), with notification having been given to the proper officer before the start of the meeting and to receive apologies for absence. 


Minutes pdf icon PDF 77 KB

To adopt and sign as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the committee held on 24 June 2013 (previously published). 


Actions arising pdf icon PDF 39 KB

To review the actions arising from the last two committee meetings and receive an update on progress. 


Declarations of interest

To receive any declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests in respect of items on the agenda for this meeting.  


Urgent business and chairman's announcements

To receive notification of any matters, which the chairman determines, should be considered as urgent business and the special circumstances, which have made the matters urgent, and to receive any announcements from the chairman. 


Statements, petitions, and questions from the public relating to matters affecting the Audit and Governance Committee

Any statements, petitions and questions from the public under standing order 32 will be made or presented at the meeting.


Review of complaints received during 2012/13 pdf icon PDF 139 KB

To consider the chief executive’s report.  


Internal audit activity report - quarter 2, 2013/14 pdf icon PDF 126 KB

To consider the audit manager’s report.  

Additional documents:


Internal audit management report - quarter 2, 2013/14 pdf icon PDF 51 KB

To consider the audit manager’s report.  

Additional documents:


External auditor's audit results report 2012/13

To consider the external auditor's audit results (ISA 260) report 2012/13.  TO FOLLOW


Letter to those charged with governance

To note the letter to those charged with governance.       TO FOLLOW


Letter of representation

The committee chairman and the section 151 officer to sign the letter of representation.       TO FOLLOW


Statement of accounts 2012/13

To consider the draft statement of accounts for 2012/13 (see separate document).  Reporting officer: William Jacobs          TO FOLLOW


Recommendation: to approve the statement of accounts 2012/13 and authorise the signing of the letter of representation. 


Annual governance statement 2012/13 pdf icon PDF 165 KB

To consider the annual governance statement 2012/13. 


RECOMMENDED: To approve the annual governance statement 2012/13 to form part of the statement of accounts. 


Treasury management outturn 2012/13 pdf icon PDF 145 KB

To consider the head of finance’s report. 


Audit and governance work programme pdf icon PDF 44 KB

To review the audit and governance work programme. 

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