Venue: The Conference Room, Herefordshire Council Offices, Plough Lane, Hereford, HR4 0LE

Contact: Ben Baugh, Democratic services officer 

Link: watch the recording of this meeting on the Herefordshire Council YouTube Channel

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The public's rights to information and attendance at meetings pdf icon PDF 202 KB

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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 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.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 254 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 12 April 2022.  The action log for the committee is also attached.The action log for the committee is also attached.

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How to submit questions

The deadline for receipt of questions is 5.00 pm on Wednesday 4 May 2022.


Questions must be submitted to  Questions sent to any other address may not be accepted.


Accepted questions and the response to them will be published as a supplement to the agenda papers prior to the meeting.  Further information and guidance is available at


Questions from members of the public pdf icon PDF 209 KB

To receive any questions from members of the public.  


Questions from councillors

To receive any questions from councillors.  


Re-thinking governance pdf icon PDF 242 KB

To consider the suggested amendments to the council’s constitution proposed by the re-thinking governance member and officer working group for recommendation to Council.

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Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 223 KB

To recommend to Council a revised code of conduct.

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Auditor’s Annual Report 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 206 KB

To present to the audit and governance committee the auditor’s Annual Report 2020-21 for information and discussion.


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Progress report on internal audit activity pdf icon PDF 287 KB

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.  To enable the committee to monitor performance of the internal audit team against the approved plan.  To assure the committee that action is being taken on risk related issues identified by internal audit.

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Work programme update pdf icon PDF 205 KB

To consider the work programme for the committee.

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Dates of future meetings

The following dates for audit and governance committee meetings for 2022/23 are suggested for consideration:

Monday 27 June 2022, 2.00 pm

Monday 25 July 2022, 11.00 am

Monday 19 September 2022, 2.00 pm

Monday 31 October 2022, 2.00 pm

Monday 21 November 2022, 2.00 pm

Monday 30 January 2023, 11.00 am

Monday 13 March 2023, 2.00 pm