Agenda

Greater Manchester Audit Committee 2021/22 - Thursday, 8th July, 2021 10.15 am, POSTPONED

Venue: Manchester City Council, Council Chamber, Level 3, Town Hall Extension, M60 2LA

Contact: Governance & Scrutiny  Tel: 0161 778 7009

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Items
No. Item

1.

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS

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2.

APPOINTMENT OF CHAIR AND VICE CHAIR

To appoint a Chair and Vice- Chair for the Municipal Year 2021/22.

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3.

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP FOR 2021/22

To note the membership of the Committee for the Municipal Year 2021/22:

 

Councillor Mary Whitby                      Bury Council

Councillor Colin McLaren                   Oldham Council            

Councillor Chris Boyes                                    Trafford Council

Councillor Sarah Russell                     Manchester City Council

Councillor David Molyneux                 Wigan Council

*Councillor Joanne Marshall              Wigan Council

*Councillor Sameena Zaheer             Rochdale Council

Gwyn Griffiths                                     Independent Member

Grenville Page                                     Independent Member

Catherine Scivier                                 Independent Member

Susan Webster                                    Independent Member

 

*Substitute Members:

 

 

 

 

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4.

CHAIR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS AND ITEMS OF URGENT BUSINESS

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5.

AUDIT COMMITTEE TERMS OF REFERENCE pdf icon PDF 508 KB

To note the Terms of Reference of the GM Audit Committee 2021/22

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ANNUAL DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST pdf icon PDF 386 KB

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DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST pdf icon PDF 370 KB

To receive declarations of interest in any item for discussion at the meeting. A blank form for declaring interests has been circulated with the agenda; please ensure that this is returned to the Governance & Scrutiny Officer 48 hours before the meeting.

 

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8.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 306 KB

To consider the approval of the minutes of the meeting held on 27 April, 2021

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9.

MINUTES OF THE JOINT AUDIT PANEL pdf icon PDF 152 KB

To note the minutes of the Joint Audit Panel held on 23 June 20201

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10.

ANNUAL REPORT OF THE CHAIR OF THE JOINT AUDIT PANEL pdf icon PDF 272 KB

Report of The Chair of the Joint Audit Panel

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ANNUAL GOVERNANCE STATEMENT - DRAFT pdf icon PDF 478 KB

Report of the GMCA Monitoring Officer and GMCA Treasurer

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12.

UNAUDITED DRAFT STATEMENT OF ACCOUNTS pdf icon PDF 327 KB

Report of GMCA Treasurer.

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EXTERNAL AUDITORS ENQUIRY LETTERS - DRAFT RESPONSE pdf icon PDF 320 KB

Report of GMCA Treasurer and Chair of the GM Audit Committee

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ASSESSMENT OF GOING CONCERN pdf icon PDF 404 KB

Report of the GMCA Treasurer

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GMCA TREASURY MANAGEMENT ANNUAL REPORT pdf icon PDF 930 KB

Report of GMCA Treasurer.

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INTERNAL AUDIT OPINION AND ANNUAL REPORT pdf icon PDF 739 KB

Report of Head of Audit and Assurance, GMCA

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AUDIT ACTION TRACKING pdf icon PDF 467 KB

Report of Head of Audit and Assurance, GMCA

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RISK MANAGEMENT UPDATE pdf icon PDF 725 KB

Head of Audit and Assurance, GMCA

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INTERNAL AUDIT PROGRESS REPORT pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Report of Head of Audit and Assurance

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EXTERNAL AUDIT PROGRESS REPORT pdf icon PDF 467 KB

Report of Mazars, External Auditors

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EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

That, under section 100 (A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the press and public should be excluded from the meeting for the following items on business on the grounds that this involved the likely disclosure of exempt information, as set out in the relevant paragraphs of Part 1, Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 and that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighed the public interest in disclosing the information.

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22.

ANNUAL WHISTLEBLOWING REPORT

Report of GMCA Treasurer and Head of Audit and Assurance, GMCA

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23.

DATE OF NEXT MEETING

Thursday 30 September 2021 – 10.00 a.m. – Venue TBC

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