Agenda

Joint Audit and Governance Committee - Monday, 5 July 2021 6.30 pm

Venue: This meeting will be held at 135 Eastern Avenue, Milton Park, OX14 4SB

Contact: Steve Culliford, Democratic Services 

Link: This meeting will be broadcast live - you can watch it here

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

To record apologies for absence and the attendance of substitute members. 

2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 285 KB

To adopt and sign as a correct record the Joint Audit and Governance Committee minutes of the meeting held on 30 March 2021. 

3.

Declarations of interest

To receive any declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests in respect of items on the agenda for this meeting.  

4.

Urgent business and chair's announcements

To receive notification of any matters which the chair determines should be considered as urgent business and the special circumstances which have made the matters urgent, and to receive any announcements from the chair. 

5.

Public participation

To receive any questions or statements from members of the public that have registered to speak. 

ITEMS FOR FORMAL DECISION

6.

External auditor's audit results report 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 4 MB

To consider the report of the external auditor, EY. 

7.

Statement of accounts 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 2 MB

To receive and approve the statement of accounts 2019/20 for South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils. 

 

Recommendations:

 

(a)       to approve the statement of accounts 2019/20 for South Oxfordshire District Council; and

 

(b)       to approve the statement of accounts 2019/20 for Vale of White Horse District Council. 

Additional documents:

8.

Annual governance statements 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 315 KB

To receive and approve the South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Council’s Annual Governance Statements 2019/20, which form part of the statement of accounts. 

 

Recommendations:

 

(a)    to approve the Annual Governance Statement 2019/20 for South Oxfordshire District Council; and

 

(b)    to approve the Annual Governance Statement 2019/20 for Vale of White Horse District Council. 

Additional documents:

9.

Letters of representation to the external auditor

Recommendation: to agree that the committee’s co-chairs from South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse may sign their respective letters of representation to the external auditor. 

MONITORING REPORTS

10.

Corporate risk review pdf icon PDF 300 KB

To consider the report of the interim head of corporate services. 

Additional documents:

11.

Health and safety progress review pdf icon PDF 497 KB

To consider the report of the interim head of corporate services. 

12.

Internal Audit annual report 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 365 KB

To consider the interim internal audit manager’s report. 

Additional documents:

13.

Internal audit activity report - First quarter 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 900 KB

To consider the interim internal audit manager’s report. 

14.

Internal audit management report - First quarter 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 155 KB

To consider the interim internal audit manager’s report. 

Additional documents:

15.

Work programme pdf icon PDF 247 KB

To note the committee’s work programme.