Agenda and minutes

Audit and Resources Committee - Tuesday, 1 December 2020 6:15 pm

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33.

Minutes

The Minutes of the meeting held on 24 November 2020 will be tabled at this meeting.

Minutes:

RESOLVED –

 

That the Minutes of the meeting held on 24 November 2020 be confirmed and signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

34.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

Councillor Bourne declared a non-prejudicial interest in the exempt item (agenda item 8).

35.

Public Participation

Minutes:

There was no public participation on this occasion.

36.

Internal Audit Monitoring Statement pdf icon PDF 594 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Internal Audit introduced the report which considered the Internal Audit Monitoring Statement for the second quarter of 2020/21.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted

 

[Cllr Dean abstained as he was not present for the whole debate]

37.

Corporate Risk Management Annual Report pdf icon PDF 159 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Internal Audit introduced the report which considered the Annual Risk Management report and asked the Committee to note the content of the Risk Management Framework and Risk Appetite Statement. Members asked that the Terms of Reference of the committee, with regard to risk management, be reviewed as part of the upcoming review of the Council’s constitution.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted, and request be made to the Constitution Review Group for the process of risk management to be included in the terms of the review.

38.

Exempt Business

To consider passing a resolution under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 in respect of the following item(s) of business on the grounds that it is/they are likely to involve the disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.

 

The Schedule 12A categories have been amended and are now subject to the public interest test, in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000.  This came into effect on 1 March 2006.

 

It is considered that the following items are exempt from disclosure and that the public interest in not disclosing the information outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

Minutes:

RESOLVED -

 

(1)  That, in pursuance of 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 they are likely to involve the disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act; and

 

(2)  That, in pursuance of the public interest test, the public interest in disclosing the information contained in the following item of business was outweighed by the public interest in maintaining the exemption.

39.

COVID 19 Business Support Loan

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the report be noted subject to an amendment to the word “approve” to “support” in the recommendation.