Agenda

General Purposes & Audit Committee - Thursday, 8th July, 2021 6.30 pm

Contact: Michelle Ossei-Gerning
020 8726 6000 x84246  Email: michelle.gerning@croydon.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence from any members of the Committee.

2.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 222 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 24 February 2021 as an accurate record.

[To Follow]

3.

Disclosure of Interests

In accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct and the statutory provisions of the Localism Act, Members and co-opted Members of the Council are reminded that it is a requirement to register disclosable pecuniary interests (DPIs) and gifts and hospitality to the value of which exceeds £50 or multiple gifts and/or instances of hospitality with a cumulative value of £50 or more when received from a single donor within a rolling twelve month period. In addition, Members and co-opted Members are reminded that unless their disclosable pecuniary interest is registered on the register of interests or is the subject of a pending notification to the Monitoring Officer, they are required to disclose those disclosable pecuniary interests at the meeting. This should be done by completing the Disclosure of Interest form and handing it to the Democratic Services representative at the start of the meeting. The Chair will then invite Members to make their disclosure orally at the commencement of Agenda item 3. Completed disclosure forms will be provided to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion on the Register of Members’ Interests.

4.

Urgent Business (if any)

To receive notice of any business not on the agenda which in the opinion of the Chair, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.

5.

Head of Internal Audit Report pdf icon PDF 290 KB

This report details the work completed by Internal Audit in 2020/21 and the overall level of assurance for the Council’s internal control environment to support the Annual Governance Statement (AGS).

Additional documents:

6.

The Redmond Review of Local Audit pdf icon PDF 610 KB

This report details the conclusions and recommendations of the Redmond review and the responses from MHCLG on behalf of the Government.

7.

Brick by Brick Report

An update on the Fairfield Halls investigation.

[To Follow]

8.

Audit Findings Report

An update on the Audit Findings for 2019/20.

[To Follow]

9.

Exclusion of Public and Press

The following motion is to be moved and seconded where it is proposed to exclude the press and public from the remainder of a meeting:

 

“That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information falling within those paragraphs indicated in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.”

 

Part B