Agenda

Audit and Performance Committee - Wednesday 29th September, 2021 6.30 pm

Venue: 18th Floor, 64 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 6QP

Contact: Artemis Kassi, Lead Scrutiny Advisor  Tel: 07817054991 Email:  akassi@westminster.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Membership

To note any changes to the membership.

2.

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations by Members and Officers of the existence and nature of any pecuniary interests or any other significant interest in matters on this agenda.

 

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 249 KB

To approve the minutes of the Committee’s meetings on 17 June 2021 and 14 July 2021.

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4.

Audited Accounts and Statement of Accounts pdf icon PDF 284 KB

To receive and review the audited Statement of Accounts for the Council and the Pension Fund following a public inspection period of the accounts from 19th May 2020 to 1st July 2020. To receive the report by the external auditors, Grant Thornton.

 

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5.

Finance and Performance Business Plan Monitoring Report pdf icon PDF 1 MB

 

To review and monitor the City Council’s financial position including revenue forecast outturn, revenue expenditure including key risks and opportunities, capital expenditure and HRA revenue and capital expenditure and reserves.

 

To review and monitor the quarterly performance results against the 2021/2022 business plans (Quarter 1).

 

 

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6.

Internal Audit Monitoring Report pdf icon PDF 430 KB

To oversee and monitor the success of the Audit Service in planning and delivering outcomes in addition to establishing an effective and robust internal control framework (Quarter 1).

7.

Verbal Update

To update the Committee on progress since its meeting of 14 July, following the thematic review undertaken on health and safety in schools as part of the Internal Audit Plan.

8.

Policy on Council Officers Relating to Gifts and Hospitality pdf icon PDF 343 KB

To review the Council’s Gifts and Hospitality Policy, as applicable to Council Officers.

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9.

Work Programme 2021/2022 pdf icon PDF 410 KB

To review the work programme for the remainder of the municipal year.

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10.

Procurement Contract Performance pdf icon PDF 847 KB

That under Section 100(A) 4 and Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended), the public and press be excluded from the meeting for this item of business because it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information on the grounds shown below and it is considered that, in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

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