Agenda

Audit and Governance Committee - Wednesday, 5 June 2024 10.00 am

Venue: Surrey County Council, Woodhatch Place, 11 Cockshot Hill, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 8EF

Contact: Amelia Christopher  Email: amelia.christopher@surreycc.gov.uk

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1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTIONS

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    To receive any apologies for absence and substitutions.

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MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING - 13 MARCH 2024 pdf icon PDF 130 KB

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    To agree the minutes as a true record of the meeting.

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DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

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    All Members present are required to declare, at this point in the meeting or as soon as possible thereafter

    (i)            Any disclosable pecuniary interests and / or

    (ii)           Other interests arising under the Code of Conduct in respect of any item(s) of business being considered at this meeting

    NOTES:

    ·         Members are reminded that they must not participate in any item where they have a disclosable pecuniary interest

    ·         As well as an interest of the Member, this includes any interest, of which the Member is aware, that relates to the Member’s spouse or civil partner (or any person with whom the Member is living as a spouse or civil partner)

    ·         Members with a significant personal interest may participate in the discussion and vote on that matter unless that interest could be reasonably regarded as prejudicial.

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QUESTIONS AND PETITIONS

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    To receive any questions or petitions.

     

    Notes:

    1.  The deadline for Member’s questions is 12.00pm four working days before the meeting (30 May 2024).

    2.  The deadline for public questions is seven days before the meeting (29 May 2024).

    3.  The deadline for petitions was 14 days before the meeting, and no petitions have been received.

     

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RECOMMENDATIONS TRACKER AND WORK PLAN pdf icon PDF 90 KB

6.

ANNUAL COMPLAINTS PERFORMANCE REPORT pdf icon PDF 441 KB

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    To give the Audit & Governance Committee an overview of the nature of complaints received by the Council and complaint handling performance in 2023/24 and to demonstrate how feedback from customers has been used to improve services.

     

     

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2023/24 TREASURY MANAGEMENT OUTTURN REPORT pdf icon PDF 217 KB

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EXTERNAL AUDIT PLAN 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 137 KB

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INTERNAL AUDIT ANNUAL REPORT AND OPINION 2023-24 pdf icon PDF 130 KB

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    The purpose of this report is to give an opinion on the adequacy of Surrey County Council’s control environment as a contribution to the proper, economic, efficient and effective use of resources.  The report covers the audit work completed in the year from 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2024 in accordance with the Internal Audit Strategy for 2023/24.  A separate report on Counter Fraud work undertaken in 2023/24 forms part of this Committee agenda.

     

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COUNTER FRAUD ANNUAL REPORT 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 134 KB

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DATE OF NEXT MEETING

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    The next meeting of the Audit and Governance Committee will be on 10 July 2024.

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