Agenda

Audit and Standards Committee
Monday, 21st June, 2021 10.00 am

Venue: Bridges Room - Civic Centre.

Contact: Helen Conway- Tel: 0191 433 3993 - Email:  helenconway@gateshead.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 231 KB

The Committee is asked to approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 26 April 2021.

3.

Declarations of Interest

Members of the Committee are invited to declare interests in any agenda items.

4.

Constitution

The Constitution of the Committee was approved by the Council on Friday 21 May 2021 as follows:

 

Chair

Councillor Marilyn Charlton

Vice Chair

Councillor Dot Burnett

Councillors

Ron Beadle, Linda Green, Stuart Green, Hugh Kelly and John McElroy

Independent Members

 

 

Parish Council Representative

Mr Stuart Bell, Mr George Clark and Mr Brinley Jones

 

Councillor Steve Greaves

 

5.

Remit of the Audit and Standards Committee pdf icon PDF 255 KB

Report of the Strategic Director, Corporate Services and Governance

6.

Training and Development Requirements pdf icon PDF 120 KB

Report of the Strategic Director, Corporate Services and Governance

Additional documents:

7.

Treasury Management Report 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 605 KB

Report of the Strategic Director, Resources and Digital

8.

Oversight of Management Processes 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 104 KB

Report of the Strategic Director, Resources and Digital

Additional documents:

9.

Members' Assurance Statements 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 210 KB

Report of the Strategic Director, Resources and Digital

10.

Managers' Assurance Statements 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 214 KB

Report of the Strategic Director, Resources and Digital

Additional documents:

11.

Review of the Effectiveness of Internal Audit 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 225 KB

Report of the Strategic Director, Resources and Digital

Additional documents:

12.

Corporate Risk Management Annual Report 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 236 KB

Report of the Strategic Director, Resources and Digital

Additional documents:

13.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

The Committee may wish to exclude the press and public from the meeting during consideration of items 14 and 15 in accordance with paragraph 7 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972.

14.

Annual Counter Fraud Update 2020/21

Report of the Strategic Director, Resources and Digital

15.

Internal Audit Annual Report 2020/21

Report of the Strategic Director, Resources and Digital

16.

Re-Admittance of the Press and Public

The Committee is asked to re-admit the press and public to the meeting.

17.

Annual Governance Statement 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 145 KB

Report of the Strategic Director, Resources and Digital

Additional documents:

18.

Programme of Meetings 2021-2022

The programme of meetings for municipal year 2021-2022 is as follows:

 

·        26 July 2021 at 10.00 am

·        27 September 2021 at 10.00 am

·        18 October 2021 at 10.00 am

·        31 January 2022 at 10.00 am

·        7 March 2022 at 10.00 am

·        25 April 2022 at 10.00 am