Agenda

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Public Guidance Notes contained in Agenda Annexe pdf icon PDF 518 KB

Click here to join the online meeting pdf icon PDF 131 KB

1.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

2.

Minutes from the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 169 KB

To approve the minutes from the previous meeting.

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Exclusion of Press and Public

PLEASE NOTE: Although the main minutes of the previous Audit Committee held 28 March 2024 are not confidential, Item 13 – Fraud Prevention in Somerset Council was considered  in closed session, at any point if Members wish to discuss information within the Draft Confidential Audit Committee minutes 28 March 2024 – Item 13, then the Audit Committee will be asked to agree the following resolution to exclude the press and public: 

 

Exclusion of the Press and Public

To consider passing a resolution having been duly proposed and seconded under Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 to exclude the press and public from the meeting, on the basis that if they were present during the business to be transacted there would be a likelihood of disclosure of exempt information, within the meaning of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972:

 

Reason: Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

3.

Declarations of Interest

To receive and note any declarations of interests in respect of any matters included on the agenda for consideration at this meeting.

(The other registrable interests of Councillors of Somerset Council, arising from membership of City, Town or Parish Councils and other Local Authorities will automatically be recorded in the minutes: City, Town & Parish Twin Hatters - Somerset Councillors 2023 )

4.

Public Question Time

The Chair to advise the Committee of any items on which members of the public have requested to speak and advise those members of the public present of the details of the Council’s public participation scheme.

For those members of the public who have submitted any questions or statements, please note, a three minute time limit applies to each speaker and you will be asked to speak before Councillors debate the issue.

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5.

External Audit Findings Report and Audit Conclusion for South Somerset District 2022/23

To receive a verbal update

6.

External Auditors Indicative Audit Plan for Somerset Council for 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 531 KB

To consider the report

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7.

Joint Auditors Annual Report – Management Responses pdf icon PDF 168 KB

To consider the report

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8.

Progress Report of the 2023-24 Internal Audit Plan pdf icon PDF 322 KB

To consider the report

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9.

Strategic Risk Management Update and Plan pdf icon PDF 246 KB

To consider the report

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10.

Audit Committee Annual Report to Full Council pdf icon PDF 138 KB

To consider the report

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11.

Improvement and Transformation Risk Report pdf icon PDF 144 KB

To consider the report

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12.

My Life, My Future: Adult Social Care Transformation Programme Update Report pdf icon PDF 296 KB

To consider the report

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13.

Update on reviews of Contract Management pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the report

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14.

Aged debt 2023/24 outturn position – Sundry and Revenues pdf icon PDF 636 KB

To consider the report

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15.

Revised Treasury Management Strategy Statement for 2024/25 pdf icon PDF 243 KB

To consider the report

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16.

Treasury Management Annual Report 2023-24 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the report

17.

Audit Committee Workplan pdf icon PDF 194 KB

To consider the report

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