Agenda

Venue: Committee Room 1, Shire Hall, St. Peter's Square, Hereford, HR1 2HX

Contact: Caroline Marshall 

Items
No. Item

The public rights to information and attendance at meetings pdf icon PDF 54 KB

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1.

Apologies for absence

To receive apologies for absence.

2.

Named substitutes (if any)

To receive details any details of members nominated to attend the meeting in place of a member of the committee.

3.

Declarations of interest

To receive declarations of interests in respect of Schedule 1, Schedule 2 or Other Interests from members of the committee in respect of items on the agenda.

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 106 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 28 November 2018.

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5.

Questions from members of the public

To receive questions from members of the public.  

 

Deadline for receipt of questions is 5.00 pm on 17 January 2019  (3 clear working days from date of meeting).

 

Accepted questions and answers will be published as a supplement prior to the meeting. 

 

6.

Questions from councillors

To receive any questions from councillors.  

 

Deadline for receipt of questions is 5.00 pm on 17 January 2019 (3 clear working days from date of meeting).

 

Accepted questions and answers will be published as a supplement prior to the meeting. 

 

7.

Progress report on 2018/19 internal audit plan pdf icon PDF 82 KB

To review the progress of internal audit work and any key internal control issues arising from work recently completed.

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8.

Tracking of audit recommendations pdf icon PDF 109 KB

To review progress of the implementation of audit recommendations.

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9.

Corporate risk register pdf icon PDF 73 KB

To consider the status of the council’s corporate risk register in order to monitor the effectiveness of the performance, risk and opportunity management framework.

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10.

External audit annual certification letter pdf icon PDF 72 KB

To review the external auditors certification letter in relation to the housing benefit subsidy claimfor 2017/18 as submitted by Herefordshire Council.

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11.

External auditors annual plan pdf icon PDF 73 KB

To review and agree the external auditor’s audit plan for 2018/19.

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12.

Annual Governance Statement: Action Plan pdf icon PDF 83 KB

To report progress made towards implementing the agreed action plan in response to issues identified in the 2017/18 annual governance statement in order that the committee may gain assurance that risks are being appropriately mitigated.

 

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13.

Recruitment of independent persons pdf icon PDF 91 KB

To recommend to Council on 15 February 2019 the appointment of additional independent persons for standards.

 

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14.

Standards Appeals Panel Working Group Update pdf icon PDF 76 KB

To endorse the amendments the monitoring officer proposes to make to the appeals and appeals panel processes and the Arrangements for Dealing with Complaints About the Code of Conduct for Members having regard to the recommendations of the standards appeals panel working group.

 

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15.

Work programme update pdf icon PDF 66 KB

To provide an update on the work programme for the committee for 2018/19.

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