9th March 2017

1.  Apologies for absence

2.  Declarations of Interest

3.  Appointment of Chair

4.  Appointment of Vice Chair

5.  Minutes and Actions from the Meeting on the 21st December 2016

6.  WAO Audit Plan 2017

  • Includes Proposed Fee for 2017

7.  WAO Update Report - Verbal

8.  Internal Audit Update Report

     Detailed Reports Requiring Discussion (Limited Assurance):

  • None

     Circulated Detailed Reports:

  • Governance - Performance Management (Reasonable Assurance)
  • General Ledger (Reasonable Assurance)
  • Expenses and Other Additional Payments (Reasonable Assurance)
  • Payroll (Substantial Assurance)
  • Finance and Resource System Implementation (Reasonable Assurance)
  • HR Absence Management (Reasonable Assurance)
  • Operational Review of Corporate Communications (No assurance rating provided as review was operational)

9.  Outstanding Audit Inspection Recommendations Ap 1 2

  • Update on IT Disaster Recovery and discuss how future updates are to be presented


10. Budget Setting 2017/18 - Verbal Update

11. Asset Management Strategy  Ap1 

12. Force Gifts and Hospitality Strategy Review

13. Review of Manual of Corporate Governance  Ap 1  2

  • Including JAC Terms of Reference Annual Review


14. JAC Self-Assessment Action Plan 2016/17

15. 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.

16. To monitor the Joint Strategic Risk Report 

17. To monitor the OPCC Risk Register

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

  • Overview of Policing and Crime Act 2017

19. Any Other Business

  • Funding Formula Update
  • JAC Member Recruitment
  • Agree Deep Dive Areas for 2017/18

Update from All Wales Development Day, 9th March 2017

  • Discuss use of Lead Members

20. To identify any risks arising from this meeting