Governance & Audit Committee
Wednesday, 26 June 2019 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Time Square, Market Street, Bracknell, RG12 1JD. View directions

Contact: Derek Morgan  01344 352044

No. Item


Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence and to note the attendance of any substitute members.


Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary or affected interests in respect of any matter to be considered at this meeting.


Any Member with a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest in a matter should withdraw from the meeting when the matter is under consideration and should notify the Democratic Services Officer in attendance that they are withdrawing as they have such an interest. If the Disclosable Pecuniary Interest is not entered on the register of Members interests the Monitoring Officer must be notified of the interest within 28 days.


Any Member with an affected Interest in a matter must disclose the interest to the meeting.  There is no requirement to withdraw from the meeting when the interest is only an affected interest, but the Monitoring Officer should be notified of the interest, if not previously notified of it, within 28 days of the meeting.


Minutes of previous meeting pdf icon PDF 146 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meetings of the Committee held on 27 March and 22 May 2019.

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Urgent Items of Business

Any other items which, pursuant to Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972, the Chairman decides are urgent.


Annual Governance Statement pdf icon PDF 213 KB

To present the Committee with the Annual Governance Statement for 2018/19, update the Committee on progress against the Action Plan agreed in June 2018 and to make recommendations for further actions arising from the report.

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Annual Standards Report pdf icon PDF 2 MB

To advise the Committee of activity within the Council’s Standards Framework from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.


Strategic Risk Update pdf icon PDF 815 KB

To present the updated Strategic Risk Register

Exclusion of the Press and Public

Agenda item 8 is supported by an annex containing exempt information as defined in Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.  If the Committee wishes to discuss the content of this annex in detail, it may choose to move the following resolution:


That pursuant to Regulation 21 of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Access to Information) Regulations 2000 and having regard to the public interest, members of the public and press be excluded from the meeting for the consideration of item 8 which involves the likely disclosure of exempt information under the following category of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972:


(3)        Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).


Internal Audit Annual Assurance Report 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 951 KB

To receive the annual Internal Audit opinion.

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