Agenda

Regulation, Audit and Accounts Committee - Wednesday, 22nd September, 2021 10.30 am

Venue: County Hall, Chichester, PO19 1RQ

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.

2.

Minutes of the last meeting of the Committee pdf icon PDF 127 KB

The Committee is asked to agree the minutes of the meeting held on 19 July 2021 (cream paper).

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.

4.

Quarterly Review of Corporate Risk Management pdf icon PDF 147 KB

Report by the Director of Finance and Support Services.

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

Additional documents:

5.

Internal Audit Progress Report (August 2021) pdf icon PDF 132 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 (August 2021).

Additional documents:

6.

Internal Audit Plan 2021/22 (Q2 & Q3) pdf icon PDF 140 KB

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

The Committee is asked to approve the Internal Audit Plan 2021-22 (Q2 & Q3).

Additional documents:

7.

Annual Governance Statement pdf icon PDF 140 KB

Report by the Director of Law and Assurance.

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

Additional documents:

8.

External Audit

The Committee is asked to consider the 2020/21 Audit Results Reports for the West Sussex Pension Fund and the West Sussex County Council from the External Auditor Ernst & Young (EY).

8a

West Sussex Pension Fund 2020/21 Audit Results Report pdf icon PDF 3 MB

8b

West Sussex County Council 2020/21 Audit Results Report pdf icon PDF 4 MB

9.

Financial Statements 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 208 KB

Report by the Director of Finance and Support Services.

The Committee is asked to approve the Statement of Accounts for 2020/21 for West Sussex County Council and the West Sussex Pension Fund, for signing by the Chairman of the Committee.

Additional documents:

10.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee will be held at 10.30am on 8 November 2021 at County Hall, Chichester.