Audit Committee
Monday, 26th November, 2018 2.30 pm

Venue: Room 1P05, 1st Floor - City Hall, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR. View directions

Contact: Allison Taylor  0117 92 22237

Note No. Item


Apologies and safety information pdf icon PDF 98 KB


1. There are no planned fire alarm tests or drills. If the alarm sounds, please exit

the room via the main entrance lobby at the front of the building.

2. Please then exit the building via the front ramp and assemble at the fire

assembly point, which is on the paved area between the side entrance of the

cathedral and the roundabout at the Deanery Road end of the building.

3. Please follow the instructions of the fire wardens and security staff on hand.

Please do not return to the building until instructed to do so by fire wardens.


Declarations of interest

To note any declarations of interest from 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 declaration 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 214 KB

To approve as a correct record the following minutes:-


 - 18 Sept 2018

 - 16 October 2018.


Action sheet pdf icon PDF 61 KB

To note Actions Sheets for the following meetings:-


18 September 2018;

16 October 2018.

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Public forum

Up to 30 minutes is allowed for this item. Public forum items must be about

matters that fall within the remit of the Audit Committee.

Any member of the public or councillor may participate in public forum. Public

forum items should be emailed to


Please note that the following deadlines will apply in relation to this meeting:

Questions - Written questions must be submitted by 5.00 pm on Tuesday 20 November 2018.

Petitions and statements - Petitions / written statements must be submitted by

12.00 noon on Friday 23 November 2018.


Work Programme 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 62 KB

2.40 pm


Business Continuity Report pdf icon PDF 187 KB

3.00 pm


Grant Thornton - Audit Progress Report and Sector Update pdf icon PDF 141 KB

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3.20 pm


Internal Audit Half-Year Activity Report for the period of 1st April to 31st October 2018 pdf icon PDF 180 KB

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3.50 pm


Internal Audit Half Year Investigation and Counter Fraud Update Report pdf icon PDF 390 KB

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4.20 pm


Internal Audit Quality Assurance Improvement Programme pdf icon PDF 452 KB

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4.35 pm


Internal Audit Updated Charter, Terms of Reference and Strategic Statement pdf icon PDF 390 KB

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4.50 pm


Treasury Management Mid-Year Report 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 432 KB

5.05 pm


Annual Report of Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman Decisions pdf icon PDF 190 KB

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