Venue: Committee Room 1, Shire Hall, St Peters Square, Hereford, HR1 2HX

Contact: Governance Services 

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Public Information and fire info pdf icon PDF 64 KB


Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence.


Named Substitutes (if any)

To receive details any details of Members nominated to attend the meeting in place of a Member of the Committee.


Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest by Members in respect of items on the agenda.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 78 KB

To approve and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 29 September 2014.


Annual Audit Letter 2013/14 pdf icon PDF 49 KB

To consider and note the external auditor’s statutory Annual Audit Letter (AAL) for 2013/14 which primarily sets out the unqualified audit opinion on both the financial statements and Value for Money conclusion.


The AAL is intended to communicate key messages to the Council and external stakeholders.

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Follow up to Outcome of Public Interest Disclosure Act Investigation pdf icon PDF 199 KB

To follow up the report to Audit and Governance Committee on 9 September 2014 regarding the findings of a Public Interest Disclosure Act (PIDA) investigation completed by external audit.


Progress Report on 2014/15 Internal Audit Plan pdf icon PDF 106 KB

The purpose of this Internal Audit Report is to update Members on the progress of internal audit work and to bring to their attention any key internal control issues arising from work recently completed. 


The attached report (Appendix A) is a summary of the activity completed at 7 November 2014 for the 2014/15 audit plan.

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Draft Anti-Fraud, Bribery and Corruption Policy 2014 pdf icon PDF 112 KB

To present to the Audit and Governance Committee the draft Anti-Fraud, Bribery and Corruption Policy for comment.

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Budget Monitoring Report pdf icon PDF 144 KB

To update the Committee on the financial position to end of August 2014 as reported to Cabinet on 9 October 2014.

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Recording of Meetings pdf icon PDF 96 KB

To note the technical amendment required to the constitution, and approve a protocol to guide recording of public meetings.

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Ross-on-Wye Community Governance Review pdf icon PDF 141 KB

To make further recommendations regarding the Ross-on-Wye Community Governance Review as the changes proposed by that review required the consent of the Local Government Boundary Commission for England and that consent has now been obtained.

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