HIWFRA Standards and Governance Committee - Wednesday, 27th September, 2023 2.00 pm

Venue: Room A - Fire & Police HQ, Eastleigh. View directions

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No. Item


Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.


Declarations of Interest

To enable Members to disclose to the meeting any disclosable pecuniary interest they may have in any matter on the agenda for the meeting, where that interest is not already entered in the Authority’s register of interests, and any other pecuniary or non-pecuniary interests in any such matter that Members may wish to disclose.



Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 81 KB

To confirm the minutes of the previous meeting



Pursuant to Standing Order 19, to receive any deputations to this meeting



Chairman's Announcements

To receive any announcements the Chairman may wish to make.


Annual Statement of Accounts pdf icon PDF 186 KB

To consider a report from the Chief Financial Officer on the Annual Statement of Accounts.

Additional documents:


Annual Assurance Statement 2022/2023 pdf icon PDF 140 KB

To consider a report from the Chief Fire Officer, which is a retrospective look back at the period April 2022 to March 2023.

Additional documents:


Organisational Risk Register Report pdf icon PDF 142 KB

To receive a report from the Chief Fire Officer, which updates the Standards and Governance Committee on the status of the Organisational Risk Register in line with the Risk Management Procedure.


Assurance Report: Fire Standards and HMICFRS Areas for Improvement Progress Update pdf icon PDF 191 KB

To receive a report from the Chief Fire Officer, which provides Members with an assurance update on the Service’s progress in adopting and embedding Fire Standards within the Service and also on the progress being made against the His Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) Areas for Improvement (AFIs).


Internal Audit Progress Report pdf icon PDF 134 KB

To receive a report from the Chief Internal Auditor, which provides an overview of internal audit work completed in accordance with the approved audit plans and the status of ‘live’ reports.


Additional documents:


Internal Audit Management Actions Progress Report pdf icon PDF 152 KB

To receive a report from the Chief Fire Officer, asking the Committee to note the progress made towards the implementation of the internal audit management actions and the delivery of the audit plan.