Agenda

Audit Committee - Thursday, 16th December, 2021 2.00 pm

Venue: Ashburton Hall, EII Court, Winchester

Contact: Email: members.services@hants.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

2.

Declarations of Interest

All Members who believe they have a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest in any matter to be considered at the meeting must declare that interest and, having regard to Part 3 Paragraph 1.5 of the County Council's Members’ Code of Conduct, leave the meeting while the matter is discussed, save for exercising any right to speak in accordance with Paragraph 1.6 of the Code.  Furthermore all Members with a Personal Interest in a matter being considered at the meeting should consider, having regard to Part 5, Paragraph 4 of the Code, whether such interest should be declared, and having regard to Part 5, Paragraph 5 of the Code, consider whether it is appropriate to leave the meeting while the matter is discussed, save for exercising any right to speak in accordance with the Code.

 

3.

Minutes of previous meeting held on 29 September 2021 pdf icon PDF 214 KB

To confirm the minutes of the previous meeting.

4.

Deputations

To receive any deputations notified under Standing Order 12.

5.

Chairman's Announcements

To receive any announcements the Chairman may wish to make.

6.

Information Compliance - Use of Regulated Investigatory Powers pdf icon PDF 192 KB

To receive the quarterly update on the County Council’s use of regulated investigatory powers.

 

Additional documents:

7.

Options for the Appointment of External Auditors pdf icon PDF 348 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Corporate Operations outlining the options available to the County Council for the appointment of external auditors for the 5 year period from April 2023.

8.

Internal Audit Progress Report pdf icon PDF 209 KB

To receive a report from the Director of Corporate Operations providing an overview of internal audit activity against assurance work completed in accordance with the approved audit plan.

Additional documents:

9.

Minutes of the Hampshire Pension Fund Panel and Board Meeting - 27 July 2021 (Less Exempt) pdf icon PDF 114 KB

To receive the non-exempt minutes of the Hampshire Pension Fund Panel and Board meeting held on 27 July 2021.

 

Additional documents:

10.

Corporate Risk Management Update pdf icon PDF 418 KB

To consider a report of the Chief Executive and Director of Culture, Communities and Business Services providing an update against the County Council’s corporate risk management arrangements.

11.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

To resolve that the public be excluded from the meeting during the following items of business, as it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the public were present during these items there would be disclosure to them of exempt information within Paragraphs 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, and further that in all the circumstances of the cases, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information, for the reasons set out in the exempt minutes.

12.

Corporate Risk Management Update - exempt appendix

To consider an exempt appendix to the Corporate Risk Management update report.

13.

Minutes of the Hampshire Pension Fund Panel and Board Meeting - 27 July 2021 (Exempt)

To receive the exempt minutes of the Hampshire Pension Fund Panel and Board meeting held on 27 July 2021.