12th September 2019


1.  Apologies for absence

2.  Declarations of Interest

3.  Minutes and Actions from the Meeting on the 29th July 2019

4.  External Audit Update Report

5.  Internal Audit 

  a) Update Report

Detailed Reports Requiring Discussion (Limited/No Assurance):

  • None

Circulated Detailed Reports:

  • TARIAN ROCU Collaborative Project (Reasonable Assurance)
  • Counter fraud - Whistleblowing (Reasonable Assurance)
  • Review of Duty Resource Management (Reasonable Assurance)

6.   Internal Audit
      Torfaen County Borough Council

      Assistant Chief Officer, Resources

     a)  Detailed Audit Reports

           Detailed Reports Requiring Discussion (Limited/No Assurance):

  • Supplier Management Audit Report (Limited Assurance)

          Circulated Detailed Reports:

  • IT Follow up Governance Audit Report (Satisfactory Assurance)
  • Final Virtualization Audit Report (Moderate Assurance)

7.   Outstanding Audit Inspection Recommendations 1   2
      Assistant Chief Officer, Resources

8.    Annual Report - ICT and Digital Services 2018/19  1   2   3   4   5
       Assistant Chief Officer, Resources

9.    Updated Force Gifts and Hospitality Procedure
       Superintendent - Head of Strategy, Performance and Change

10.  Updated OPCC Gifts and Hospitality Procedure 
       Head of Assurance and Compliance

11.  JAC Self-Assessment Action Plan

12.  JAC Terms of Reference Compliance Review   1   2
       Head of Assurance and Compliance

13.  Budget Setting Timetable 2020/21 and MTFP  1
       Chief Finance Officer

14.  Reserves and Committed Funds Strategy 2019/20  1   2
       Chief Finance Officer

15.  Outstanding Creditors and DebtorsDuplicate Payments and Update on 2018/19 Accounts Lessons Learnt
       Head of Finance

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.

17.  Joint Strategic Risk Register 

18.  Disaster Recovery Update

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

20.  Any Other Business

21.  To identify any risks arising from this meeting