Greater Manchester Combined Authority Audit Committee - Wednesday, 15th November, 2023 10.00 am

Venue: The Tootal Buildings - Broadhurst House , 1st Floor, 56 Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 6EU. View directions

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Apologies for Absence

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Chair's Announcements and Urgent Business (if any)

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Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 114 KB

To receive declarations of interest in any item for discussion at the meeting.


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Minutes of the Previous Audit Committee Meeting pdf icon PDF 209 KB

To consider the approval of the minutes of the previous meeting of the Committee, held on 20th September 2023.  


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Update from the Joint Audit Panel (Police and Crime) pdf icon PDF 139 KB

To receive an update on the work of the Joint Audit Panel from the Joint Audit Panel Chair which includes:-


a.    the Joint Audit Panel Annual Report; and

b.    the draft minutes from the Joint Audit Panel meeting, held on 29th September 2023.

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Risk Deep Dive - Trailblazer and Single Settlement pdf icon PDF 140 KB

To receive an update on the Trailblazer and Single Settlement.

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Internal Audit Progress Report pdf icon PDF 265 KB

Report of Deputy Director of Audit and Assurance.

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Internal Audit Action Follow up pdf icon PDF 317 KB

Report of Deputy Director of Audit and Assurance, GMCA.

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Treasury Management Strategy Statement and Annual Investment Strategy Mid-Year Review Report 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 524 KB

Report of the GMCA Treasurer.

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External Audit Progress Report pdf icon PDF 378 KB

Report of Mazars LLP, External Audit.

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Audit Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 200 KB

Members are asked to note and comment on the Committee work programme.

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Dates and Times of Future Meetings

To note that the next meeting of the Committee will take place on Wednesday 24th January 2024.



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Exclusion of the Press and Public

Members are asked to consider 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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Update on HMICFRS Vetting Report (Ahead of an Internal Audit Review)