Agenda

Regulation, Audit and Accounts Committee - Friday, 20th November, 2020 10.30 am

Venue: Virtual meeting with restricted public access

Contact: Adam Chisnall on 033 022 28314  Email:  adam.chisnall@westsussex.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Declarations of Interest

Members and officers must declare any pecuniary or personalinterest in any business on the agenda. They should also make declarations at any stage such an interest becomes apparent during the meeting. Consideration should be given to leaving the meeting if the nature of the interest warrants it.  If in doubt please contact Democratic Services before the meeting.

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2.

Minutes of the last meeting of the Committee pdf icon PDF 164 KB

The Committee is asked to agree the minutes of the meeting held on 25 September 2020 (attached, cream paper).

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3.

Urgent Matters

Items not on the agenda which the Chairman of the meeting is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency by reason of special circumstances.

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4.

External Audit

The Committee is asked to consider the Audit Results Reports for the West Sussex County Council and the West Sussex Pension Fund from the External Auditor EY.

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4a

West Sussex County Council Audit Results Report pdf icon PDF 4 MB

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4b

West Sussex Pension Fund Audit Results Report pdf icon PDF 3 MB

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5.

Financial Statements 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 155 KB

Report by the Director of Finance and Support Services.

The Committee is asked to approve the Statement of Accounts for 2019/20 for West Sussex County Council and the West Sussex Pension Fund, for signing by the Chairman of the Committee.

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6.

Annual Governance Statement 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 141 KB

Report by the Director of Law and Assurance.

The Committee is asked to recommend the draft Statement and Action Plan for adoption through the signatures of the Leader of the Council and the Chief Executive.

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7.

Treasury Management Compliance Report -Second Quarter 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 160 KB

Report by the Director of Finance and Support Services.

 

The Committee is asked to review and comment on the Treasury Management Compliance Report.

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8.

Internal Audit Progress Report pdf icon PDF 133 KB

Report by the Director of Finance and Support Services, and the Head of Southern Internal Audit Partnership.

The Committee is asked to note the Internal Audit Progress Report (October 2020).

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9.

External Quality Assessment of Southern Internal Audit Partnership pdf icon PDF 133 KB

Report by the Director of Finance and Support Services, and the Head of Southern Internal Audit Partnership.

The Committee is asked to note the External Quality Assessment Report.

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10.

Quarterly Review of the Corporate Risk Register pdf icon PDF 183 KB

Report by the Director of Finance and Support Services.

The Committee is asked to review the information detailed in the report, the current Corporate Risk Register and provide comment as necessary

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11.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee will be held on 18 January 2021.

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