Agenda and draft minutes

Audit, Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Wednesday, 17th April, 2019 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Ryedale House, Malton

Contact: Will Baines  228

Recording: Listen to the recording

Items
No. Item

108.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Cllr Cussons, Cllr Frank, Cllr Keal and Gareth Mills  from Grant Thornton.

109.

Minutes of the meeting held on 21 March 2019

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

 Decision

 

That the minutes of the meeting of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee held on 21 March 2019 be approved and signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

 

Voting Record

3 For

0 Against

1 Abstention

110.

Urgent Business

To receive notice of any urgent business which the Chairman considers should be dealt with at the meeting as a matter of urgency by virtue of Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972.

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.

111.

Declarations of Interest

Members to indicate whether they will be declaring any interests under the Code of Conduct.

 

Members making a declaration of interest at a meeting of a Committee or Council are required to disclose the existence and nature of that interest.  This requirement is not discharged by merely declaring a personal interest without further explanation.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

112.

Chair's Announcements

Minutes:

The Chair reported that the Deputy Chief Executive had shared with him the response received from the Department of Work and Pensions to his letter requesting a breakdown of the processing times for the 35 days under Universal Credit. Following the local elections this matter may be looked at again by the committee.

113.

Safer Ryedale progress with delivering the Community Safety plan

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Considered – Report of the Customer Service Lead.

 

Decision

 

That the report and appendices be noted

 

 

Voting Record

4 For

0 Against

0 Abstentions

114.

External Audit Progress Report and Sector Update

Presented by Thilina De Zoysa, Grant Thornton Engagement Manager

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Considered.

 

Decision

 

That the report and sector update be noted.

 

 

Voting Record

4 For

0 Against

0 Abstentions

115.

Third Internal Audit and Counter Fraud Progress Reports 2018/19

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Considered – Report of the Chief Finance Officer (s151).

 

Decision

 

That the Committee note the work undertaken by internal audit and the counter fraud team in the year to date.

 

 

Voting Record

4 For

0 Against

0 Abstentions

116.

Internal Audit, Counter Fraud and Information Governance Plans 2019/20

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Considered – Report of the Chief Finance Officer (s151).

 

Decision

 

That the internal audit plan for 2019/20 be approved and the counter fraud and information governance plans be noted.

 

 

Voting Record

4 For

0 Against

0 Abstentions

117.

Any other business that the Chairman decides is urgent.

Minutes:

The Chair thanked the committee members, officers and partners who had supported the committee over the last municipal year.