Agenda and minutes

Audit, Governance and Standards Committee
Monday 11 February 2019 7.00 pm

Venue: Ground Floor Meeting Room G02B - 160 Tooley Street, London SE1 2QH. View directions

Contact: Virginia Wynn-Jones  Email: virginia.wynn-jones@southwark.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

2.

Confirmation of voting members

3.

Notification of any items of business which the chair deems urgent

    In special circumstances, an item of business may be added to an agenda within five clear days of the meeting.

    Minutes:

    The chair agreed to accept item 16, appointment of non-voting co-opted members of the civic awards sub-committee for 2018-19, as late and urgent.

4.

Disclosure of interests and dispensations

5.

Minutes

6.

Governance topic: IT governance

    Emma Marinos, Director of Modernise, Southwark Council, and Steve Tredinnick, Brent Council

    Minutes:

    Emma Marinos, director of Modernise, and Steve Tredinnick, interim MD of the shared IT service, presented on this topic.

     

    Members thanked the officers for their presentation.

7.

Update on Ledbury Estate - Management response to recommendations of the independent review of the Ledbury

8.

BDO Internal audit progress report

9.

BDO Draft Internal Audit Plan 2019-20

10.

Grant Thornton External audit plan for the year ending 31 March 2019

11.

Grant Thornton 2017-18 External Audit Certification Letter

12.

Annual report on corporate risk and insurance

13.

Formation of sub-committee to decide on an allegation against the Code of Conduct for Members

14.

Annual report on the work and performance of the audit, governance and standards committee in 2018-19

    Supporting documents:

    Minutes:

    Officers presented the report.  Members had questions for the officers.

     

    RESOLVED:

     

    1.  That the audit, governance and standards committee reviewed the draft self-assessment of good practice attached at Appendix 1 and considered whether it would wish to make any amendments to it.

     

    2.  That the audit, governance and standards committee agreed to forward this report on its work and performance in 2018-19 to all councillors, subject to any amendments it wishes to make.

     

    Councillor Humaira Ali recorded her vote against this item.

15.

Draft work programme for 2019-20

16.

Appointment of non-voting co-opted members of the civic awards sub-committee for 2018-19