13 Medi 2018

Agenda

1.  Apologies for absence

2.  Declarations of Interest

3.  Minutes and Actions from the Meeting on the 31st July 2018

The information contained in the report(s) below has been subjected to the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, Data Protection Act 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.

4.  To monitor the Joint Strategic Risk Register
      Assistant Chief Officer, Resources/Chief Finance Officer

The information contained in the report(s) below has been deemed not to be subject to the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, Data Protection Act 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.

5.  External Audit Update Report
     WAO

6.  Consultation on Wales Audit Office Fee Scales for 2019/20
     Assistant Chief Officer, Resources/Chief Finance Officer

7.  Internal Audit
     TIAA

     a) Update Report

     Detailed Reports Requiring Discussion (Limited/No Assurance)

  • None

     Circulated Detailed Reports

  • Contract Management Review Part 1 (Reasonable Assurance)
  • ICT GDPR Compliance (Reasonable Assurance)

8.   Internal Audit
      Torfaen County Borough Council

      Assistant Chief Officer, Resources

      a) Updated Annual Audit Plan 2018/19

     b)  Detailed Audit Reports

           Detailed Reports Requiring Discussion (Limited/No Assurance):

  • IT Service Continuity Management (Limited Assurance)

          Circulated Detailed Reports:

  • Email Management (Satisfactory Assurance)

9.   Outstanding Audit Inspection Recommendations Appendix
      Assistant Chief Officer, Resources

10.  SRS Monitoring Report (Not presented at this meeting)
       Assistant Chief Officer, Resources

11.  Progress on Testing of the Disaster Recovery Systems – Oral Update
       Assistant Chief Officer, Resources

12.  Budget Process Briefing (To include budget setting timetable)
       Chief Finance Officer/Assistant Chief Officer, Resources

13.  Presentation on Lessons Learned from the 2017/18 Accounts Closure
       Head of Finance

14.  Outstanding Debtors and Creditors Days Progress Report
       Assistant Chief Officer, Resources

15.  Value for Money Review  Appendix
       Head of Assurance and Compliance

16.  Reserves Strategy  Appendix
       Chief Finance Officer

17.  Sponsorship Policy and Procedure
       Chief Finance Officer

18.  JAC Self-Assessment Action Plan
       Chair

19.  Any Relevant Reports from Other Organisations that Should be Brought to the Attention of the Joint Audit Committee

20.  Any Other Business

       a) Year End Tax Returns 2017/18

       b) Confirm JAC Dates

  • 19th February 2019 (All Wales Training Day)
  • 4th March 2019*
  • 30th May 2019
  • 31st July 2019
  • 12th September 2019
  • 12th December 2019

21.  To identify any risks arising from this meeting.

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