3rd December 2014


1. Apologies for absence

2. Declarations of Interests

3. Minutes and Actions from the meeting on the 18th September 2014

Reports for Consideration:

4. Wales Audit Office Annual Audit Letter 2013/14

5. Wales Audit Office Update Report

6. Internal Audit Update Report

7. Outstanding Audit Inspection Recommendations Appendix 1 

8. Key Performance Indicators  Appendix 1 2 3 4 5

9. Treasury Management Strategy 6 Month Update Report 2014/15
    Appendix 1 2

10. Treasury Management Strategy 2015/16   Appendix 1 2

11. Budget Setting Process

  • To include key themes from the Value for Money Profiles

       Appendix 1a 1b 2 3 4a 4b 4c 5a 5b 6a 6b 6c 7 8

To Recommend Approval:

12. Amendment to the Manual of Corporate Governance

  • Delegation to the Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner

13. The information contained in the report(s) below has been subjected to the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, Data Protection Act 1998 and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent's public interest test and is deemed to be exempt from publication under section 7.

14. To monitor the Joint Strategic Risk Register

15.Any Relevant Reports from other Organisations that should be brought to the Attention of the Joint Audit Committee

  • Information Commissioner's Office Data Management Action Plan

16. Any Other Business

  • Discussion to be had as a result of the CIPFA Training held on 21st October 2014:

    • Attendance of Commissioner and Chief Constable at Joint Audit Committee meetings
    • Members to specify if any wider knowledge of the organisation's operations is required
    • If the Joint Audit Committee meetings should be held in public

  • List of Topics for Future Deep Dive Sessions

    • Collaboration (planned for March 2015)
    • Value for Money Profiles
    • Risk Management System
    • Any Other Suggested Areas

17. To Identify Any Risks Arising from this Meeting.


Minutes of the Joint Audit Committee, 3rd December 2014