Audit Committee
Tuesday, 26th March, 2019 2.00 pm

Venue: City Hall Meeting Spaces - First Floor - 1P 09 - City Hall, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR. View directions

Contact: Allison Taylor  0117 92 22237

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Welcome, Introductions and Safety Information pdf icon PDF 98 KB


Declarations of Interest

To note any declarations of interest from the Councillors.  They are asked to indicate the relevant agenda item, the nature of the interest and in particular whether it is a disclosable pecuniary interest.


Any declarations of interest made at the meeting which is not on the register of interests should be notified to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion.



Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 213 KB

To agree the minutes of the previous meeting as a correct record.

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Action sheet pdf icon PDF 59 KB


Public Forum

Up to 30 minutes is allowed for this item.


Any member of the public or Councillor may participate in Public Forum.  The detailed arrangements for so doing are set out in the Public Information Sheet at the back of this agenda.  Public Forum items should be emailed to and please note that the following deadlines will apply in relation to this meeting:-


Questions - Written questions must be received 3 clear working days prior to the meeting.  For this meeting, this means that your question(s) must be received in this office at the latest by 5 pm on 20 March 2019.


Petitions and Statements - Petitions and statements must be received on the working day prior to the meeting.  For this meeting this means that your submission must be received in this office at the latest by 12.00 noon on 25 March 2019.



Work Programme pdf icon PDF 76 KB

To note the work programme.


External Auditor Grant Thornton - Audit Update pdf icon PDF 533 KB


External Auditor - Annual Accounts 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 5 MB


Bristol City Council - Grant Report - 2017/18. pdf icon PDF 281 KB


Corporate Risk 9 - Safeguarding Vulnerable Children pdf icon PDF 225 KB

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Report on External Inspections 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 246 KB


Internal Audit - Draft Plan 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 372 KB

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Peer Review Implementation Update pdf icon PDF 464 KB

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Internal Audit Activity Report for the period of 1 April 2018 to 28 February 2019. pdf icon PDF 396 KB

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Annual Review of the Audit Committee terms of reference pdf icon PDF 153 KB

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Review of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 139 KB


Senior Executive Remuneration Review – Audit for year ending 31 March 2018, Recommendations from Council pdf icon PDF 131 KB

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Exclusion of Press and Public

That under s.100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item(s) of business on the grounds that it (they) involve(s) the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph(s) 3

 (respectively) of Part 1 of schedule 12A of the Act.