3rd June 2019


1.  Apologies for absence

2.  Declarations of Interest

3. Minutes and Actions from the Meeting on the 4th March 2019

4.  External Audit

      a) Update Report  1

5.  Internal Audit

     a) Update Report 2018/19

     b) Annual Report

     Detailed Reports Requiring Discussion (Limited/No Assurance)

  • Counter Fraud-Payments Health Check (Limited Assurance)
  • HR Management – Training and Development (Limited Assurance)

     Circulated Detailed Reports

  • Appraisal Review of Staying Ahead 8 Theme – Corporate Communications (Reasonable Assurance)
  • Gwent Police Follow Up Report
  • Expenses and Additional Payments Audit (amended from Reasonable to Substantial Assurance)

6.   Internal Audit
      Torfaen County Borough Council

      a)Detailed Audit Reports

     Detailed Reports Requiring Discussion (Limited/No Assurance):

  • Mobile Computing (Limited Assurance)
  • Application Support and Maintenance Follow up Audit (unsatisfactory)

     Circulated Detailed Reports:

  • None

7.   Outstanding Audit Inspection Recommendations  1 - 2

8.   Presentation on Statement of Accounts 

9.    OPCC Business Interests and Gifts and Hospitality Report  1 -  2

10.  Gwent Police Gifts and Hospitality Report 

11.  Annual Business Interest Register Reports 

12.  Joint Audit Committee Training Day update

13.  Force Management Statement Update - Verbal

14. Creditors and Debtors Update Report 1

15.  Joint Audit Committee Draft Annual Report  1 -  2 - 3

  • Agree Self-Assessment Action Plan for 2019/20

16.  Commissioning Update Report

17.  Annual Treasury Management Strategy Year End Report

18.  Risk Management Strategy 

19.  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.

20.  To monitor the Joint Strategic Risk Report 

21.  Disaster Recovery Update 

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

23.  Any Other Business

24.  To identify any risks arising from this meeting